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     Brief Introduction of China Plant Varieties Protection

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On March 20, 1997, the State Council promulgated officially the ‘Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the Protection of New Varieties of Plants’. The  Regulations of plant varieties protection ( PVP) conforms to the 1978 Act of the UPOV convention in principal. Thereafter China deposited its instrument officially for accession to the UPOV and became its 39th member state on the April 23, 1999.

There are two examining and approving authorities for plant variety rights in China, of which one is the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) and the other, the State Forestry Administration (SFA). MOA and SFA are responsible for examining and granting new variety rights of agricultural plants and forest plants respectively according to the job responsibility.

The government has issued and implemented six lists of protected new varieties of agricultural plants and four lists of protected new varieties of forest plants, which cover 140 genera and species, including 62 agricultural plants and 78 forest plants. The numbers are far higher than the minimum numbers required by the "International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants."

 By the end of 2007, MOA had handled 4, 695 applications for plant variety rights. The number of applications handled in 1999 was 115, and by 2007 it reached 816. Among all the applications, there were 4,244 for field crops, 187 for vegetables, 120 for fruit trees and 144 for decorative plants. It included 184 from foreign enterprises and individuals. After examination, 1,417 applications were granted the variety rights.

 

About PVP in China

Introduction of the Network

PVP Laws & Rules of Practice

How to Apply for Protection

National List of Protected Plants

Cost and Other Fees

Examination Status  Research

Frequently Asked Questions

Application Forms Download

Contact Information

Introduction of Agency

Electronic Mail Requests

Link to UPOV

Link to PVP Office

Other Useful Links

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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