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FAL has advised at the cutting edge of Plant Breeder’s Rights commercialisation for almost 20 years. We’ve advised on the establishment of some of the most significant, multi-party plant variety research consortia. Through our work with government clients, we have also played a significant role in standardising research agreements across all States in Australia.

Our lawyers have drafted and negotiated licensing agreements for a great number of plant varieties, including wheat, barley, canola, forages and fruit trees of both genetically modified (GM) and non-GM variety.

We can advise you on the following types of matters in respect of PBR:

  • Patent & technology licensing agreements
  • Technology transfer
  • Plant Breeder’s Rights commercialisation
  • In-licensing of patented technology
  • Software licensing agreements
  • Trade mark licensing