Selection achievements represent non-typical kind of intellectual property objects. For a long time there was a contraventions among scientists, whether selection achievements should refer to invention or to discovery. According to present knowledge, selection achievements include varieties of plants and breeds of animal, which are registered in National register of protected selection achievements.

The exclusive right to a selection achievement shall be protected by Law and shall be certified by a selection achievement patent. The patent shall certify the exclusive right of the patent owner to use the selection achievement.

Pursuant to the Russian Patent requirements, selection achievements have the following conditions of protectability:

• Novelty
• Distinctness
• Uniformity
• Stability

The scope of legal protection of a variety is defined by its official denomination registered in the Register of Protected Varieties.

ARS-Patent’s services in this field include:

• Filing of the applications for selection patent granting
• Filing of the applications for allowance of using selection achievement
• International patenting in member-counties of International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants and in countries of CIS
• Legal support of disposition of rights to a selection achievement
• Enforcement of rights of selection achievement patent holders
• Payment of patent fees, including annual fees

Specialists of ARS-Patent have a broad experience in the field of patenting of selection achievements, especially in Russia, and would be pleased to provide services on selection achievement registration procedure.

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Talk to us to discuss how ARS-Patent can help you with your Intellectual Property requirements please call us on +7 812 600 6707 for St Petersburg or +7 495 223 27 19 for Moscow, or click on the enquiry form link below.

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