The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India) and Chair on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) & The Centre for Intellectual Property Research and Advocacy (CIPRA), National Law School of India University, Bangalore is organising an International Roundtable on ‘Achieving global food security through instrumentalities of plant variety and other related disciplines (Patent, Trade Secret, ABS & Regulatory framework).
The two-day programme will be held on March 5 & 6, 2021. With an excellent line-up of expert speakers and presenters from around the world, this roundtable aims to analyse and deliberate upon the state of art in the global PVP scenario with special reference to India.
This round table will help to equip Researchers/Scientists/Students/Faculty involved in developing and protecting new plant varieties and related intellectual property (patentable inventions, trade secrets, biological data) or genetic material (ABS) for achieving global food security. Further, awareness amongst various stakeholders in the country would amount to an increased plant variety and other IP portfolio and competitiveness of the seed industry both
domestically and globally, thereby achieving balanced economic growth.
More details along with the schedule of the two-day programme are available here.