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Guide to Plant Breeders’ Rights in Canada

Canada is known for its agricultural innovations, the protection of which is important for commercial success. This article provides a detailed review of the requirements to obtain a Plant Breeders' Rights (PBR) certificate in Canada — a form of protection consistent with Canada's obligations under the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) Convention.

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP acts as PBR Agent for applicants who require assistance with the application, examination, grant, and maintenance steps, or who may wish to pursue counterpart foreign rights.

Download the Guide to Plant Breeders' Rights in Canada publication.