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NO PATENTS ON SEEDS!
What is the problem?
What needs to be changed ?
The EPO and the EPC
The legal framework
Documents & Links
Pepper Plant (Mexico)
Embryos & Animals
80 plant species
Lettuce (hot climate)
Sign petition against patents on seeds!
180.000 signatures against patens on seeds
Broad coalition files opposition
Patent revoked after mass opposition
Opposition against patent on tomatoes
Patents on Seeds: Politicians and the EPO must take responsibility
Handover of signatures prior to Administrative Council meeting at the European Patent Office
European Patent Office finally revokes Monsanto patent on melons
However, further patents on seeds can still be granted
Freedom for seeds!
New report: Prohibition on patenting conventional breeding is being circumvented (11 March 2021)
Still no solution for prohibiting patents on plants and animals
No Patents on Seeds! is starting an online petition for a moratorium (14 December 2020)
What is the Problem?
Statement to EPO (G3/19)