The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs held a symposium on strengthening the protection of intellectual property rights in the seed industry
By: Date: 2021-04-10 Categories: chinesefood Tags: ,
  本网 News Recently, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs held a symposium on strengthening the protection of intellectual property rights in the seed industry. Heads and experts from relevant departments of the Supreme People’s Court, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the State Intellectual Property Office and local seed industry management departments, scientific research institutions and seed industry enterprises participated.
  The meeting pointed out that intellectual property protection is related to the high-quality development of the seed industry, the self-reliance and self-reliance of the seed industry, and the success of the seed industry. It is necessary to comprehensively strengthen the protection of intellectual property rights in the seed industry, accelerate the development of the modern seed industry, and inject strong impetus into the innovation of the seed industry.
  The meeting emphasized that it is necessary and urgent to strengthen the protection of intellectual property rights in the seed industry. It is necessary to conduct in-depth research, address both the symptoms and the root causes, and implement comprehensive policies to address outstanding problems and weak links. In terms of variety management, we will raise the certification standards for major crop varieties, strictly control green channels and consortium trials, standardize the registration of non-major crop varieties, strengthen the dynamic management of certified and registered varieties, and initiate a mechanism to withdraw from the certification and registration of varieties. In terms of market supervision, carry out the seed industry supervision and law enforcement year activities, focusing on illegal infringement, production and sale of counterfeit and inferior seeds, unlicensed production and operation of seeds (breeding livestock and poultry), illegal production and operation of genetically modified seeds, etc., and make full use of new technologies such as molecular testing Means, carry out centralized clean-up and rectification, strengthen departmental coordination and upper-level linkage, establish a cross-regional law enforcement linkage response mechanism, and achieve”one discovery, national notification, and local joint investigation.” Regarding laws and regulations, speed up the introduction of judicial interpretations on the specific application of legal issues in the trial of disputes over the infringement of the rights of new plant varieties, and initiate the revision of relevant laws and regulations such as the Seed Law, the Regulations on the Protection of New Plant Varieties, etc., in order to protect the knowledge of the seed industry. Property rights provide strong legal protection.