Innovation Council Q&A with Syngenta Seeds

In this Innovation Council Q&A with Olivier Sauvageot of Syngenta, key issues around WIPO’s IGC negotiations on IP and genetic resources are discussed. Sauvageot, an experienced patent attorney, delves into the complexities of patenting in agriculture, highlighting the challenge of defining and managing genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge. He underscores the potential impact on R&D, patent validity, and innovation, while advocating for clear, fair, and effective IP frameworks.

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