19th of February 2019 / More than 20 organisations have called to action in a combined effort to protest at the European Patent Office in Munich on March 27th. The Administrative Council in which all 38 contracting states are represented will meet on this day. Their agenda: Patents on conventionally bred plants and animals. Only the industry has been called upon in an advisory role to the board. The protesting organisations want to ensure that the interests of the general public will not be left out.
Demand for immediate halt of patents on conventional breeding