- Trade marks
- Plant breeder's rights
- Understanding IP
- IP infringement
The average time for plant breeder’s rights registration is two and a half years. You will need to submit Applications part 1 and 2 and hire a qualified person (QP) to assist with a growing trial. There are fees at various stages of the process.
The registration process can take just under a year, or over 10 years, depending on the species you are breeding. The growing trials take time to complete and are different for particular species. Average registration time for wheat varieties is close to two years. For rose varieties it is around two and a half years, apples average just over five years and mangoes can take as long as 10 years.
Once full protection has been awarded, it lasts for up to:
This is provided you pay the annual fee and obey any conditions placed on the variety. Non-payment can result in your application being revoked, and protection is lost.
Once your plant breeder’s right has expired, is surrendered by you or is revoked, the variety reverts to the public domain and is available to everybody. The limited duration of rights ensures a balance between private and public interest.
Trade mark basics
Find out what a trade mark is and learn about the differences between a trade mark and a design right, business name or domain name.
Types of trade marks
A trade mark is not limited to being a corporate logo. It could also be a jingle, your business name painted on the side of your truck or even a scent.
Benefits of a trade mark
A trade mark can be your most valuable marketing tool. It is your business identity that helps you promote your products or services.
The examination process is where we check your application to make sure it contains all the correct information and meets legislative requirements.
Jl. Soekarno Hatta 590
MTC Kav. B-36 Lt.2
Phone : +62-22-753 7469
Facs : +62-22-753 7092
SMS/WA :0811 2283 083
Pin BB :5711DC6A