COUNTRY : REPUBLIC OF PHILIPPNES
CAPITAL : MANILA
LANGUAGE : FILIPINO & ENGLISH
Plant Variety Protection Office in Philippnes is managed by Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industries.
• Paris Convention for the protection of industrial property
• Patent Co-operation Treaty – PCT.
• Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights –TRIPS.
• Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the purposes of Patent Procedure.
Plant Breeders Rights in the Philippines are protected by the Plant Varieties Protection Act 2002
Breeders, Successors in-interest, Employers may seek protection for their plant varieties.