Plant Variety Protection Office Now Accepting Applications For Asexually Reproduced Plants

Elizabeth Freeman Rosenzweig, a Morrison & Foerster law clerk in our San Francisco office, Biology PhD, and JD candidate at Berkeley Law, contributed to the writing of this article. On January 6, 2020, the Plant Variety Protection Office (PVPO) released the final version of its …›

Planting the Seeds of Change

Morrison & Foerster partner Michael R. Ward explained the specialized versions of IP law that have been developed for new plants in his article for Intellectual Property Magazine, “Planting the seeds of change.” “…plants are unlike other inventions in that they can often self-propagate, and …›