Plant Patent Information for Landscape Gardening Plants

Plant Patent Information for Landscape Gardening Plants

What is a plant patent?

A plant patent is granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office to a plant breeder who has invented or discovered and asexually reproduced a distinct and new variety of plant, other than a plant found in an uncultivated state (naturally occurring). The grant, which lasts for 20 years from the date of filing the application, protects the breeder’s right to exclude others from asexually reproducing, selling, or using the plant.

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What types of plants are covered by Plant Patents?

The plant patent asserts protection to such things as…read more

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