Plant Varieties

ABG Intellectual Property has a breadth of experience in the protection of seeds, flowers, fruits or trees

Your innovation is valuable: protect your plant varieties IP rights

Due to the exponential growth, over the last years, of new plant varieties of high commercial value, it has become essential for plant breeders’ to protect actively their innovations.

ABG Intellectual Property provides assistance with the evaluation and prosecution of plant variety rights before the Spanish Plant Variety Office (OEVV) and the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO), particularly in aspects related to passing the technical examination and examination of the denomination for the plant variety.

360º Service

Additionally, we offer:

  • surveillance studies of plant protection titles
  • opposition procedures against the grant of plant variety rights of competitors
  • maintenance of the plant variety right during the full term of the title

Plants and trademarks

Due to our ample experience in other fields of intellectual property, ABG can also advise on the suitability of obtaining patents or trademarks to complement the protection of the plant variety right.

Legal Advice

Our legal team assists our clients in commercial transactions, in the enforcement of the exclusive rights over the product, by negotiating and drafting licensing agreements, and conducting enforcement and infringement litigation.

Other countries

ABG also provides advice and support for obtaining and enforcing protection in other countries of interest, through the collaboration with reliable and specialized partners in other jurisdictions.

Get the best protection for your plant varieties IP rights

Our specialists in this category

AllPartnerAssociatePatent Adviser
Agustín Alconada

Agustín Alconada

Partner

Agustín is European Patent Attorney since 2007. He is a partner in the Biotechnology Department

Irene Vázquez

Irene Vázquez

Associate

Irene is European Patent Attorney. She holds a Ph.D. Biomedicine and is an associate in the Biotechnology & Life Sciences Department

María Corral

María Corral

Patent Adviser

María is European Patent Attorney and holds a Ph.D. Biochemistry. She is a patent adviser in the Biotechnology & Life Sciences Department

Gemma Muruais

Gemma Muruais

Patent Adviser

Gemma holds a PhD in Molecular Biology. She is European Patent Attorney and works in our Biotechnology & Life Sciences Department

Ana María de Lucas

Ana María de Lucas

Patent Adviser

Ana María holds a PhD in Biology. She joined ABG in 2017 and is a patent adviser in the Biotechnology & Life Sciences Department

Marina García

Marina García

Patent Adviser

Marina holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology. She joined ABG in 2017 and is a patent adviser in the Biotechnology & Life Sciences Department

Rodrigo Sánchez del Valle

Patent Adviser

Rodrigo began his career as IP professional in 2013. He is a patent adviser in the Biotechnology & Life Science Department since 2020

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