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Law No. 16.811 on the Development, Production, Distribution and Internal and External Marketing of Seeds and Phytogenetic Creations

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Year of current version:1997
Date of Text (Enacted):February 21, 1997
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection
Notes:
For provisions concerning the protection of intellectual property rights, see:

PART III: THE RIGHT OF PROPERTY TO PLANT VARIETIES

Article 67 .- "The National Seed Institute
will take the Property Registry of Cultivators. Its aim will be to recognize and guarantee a right to the breeder of a new plant variety through the grant and registration of title in accordance with the International Convention for the Protection of New Plant Varieties signed in Paris on December 12, 1961 and amended by addenda signed in Geneva on November 10, 1972 and October 23, 1978, approved by Law No. 16.580 of September 21, 1994".
(Courtesy Translation of Art. 67)
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English

Law No. 16.811 on the Development, Production, Distribution and Internal and External Marketing of Seeds and Phytogenetic Creations Law No. 16.811 on the Development, Production, Distribution and Internal and External Marketing of Seeds and Phytogenetic Creations, Complete document (pdf) [68 KB]

Spanish

Ley N° 16.811 - Declarase de interés nacional, la obtención, producción, circulación y comercialización interna y externa de las semillas y las creaciones fitogenéticas y se crea el Instituto Nacional de Semillas Ley N° 16.811 - Declarase de interés nacional, la obtención, producción, circulación y comercialización interna y externa de las semillas y las creaciones fitogenéticas y se crea el Instituto Nacional de Semillas, Complete document (pdf) [949 KB] Ley N° 16.811 - Declarase de interés nacional, la obtención, producción, circulación y comercialización interna y externa de las semillas y las creaciones fitogenéticas y se crea el Instituto Nacional de Semillas, Complete document (htm) [164 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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WIPO Lex No.:UY017

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