Plant Breeder's Rights

Deris prides itself to have built a high level legal and technical experience by securing protection commercially enforceable for plant varieties owned by the worldwide leading companies before the two ministerial Authorities under Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, the Variety Registration and Seed Certification Center & the General Directorate of Plant Production. In view of our experiences in the field of practices of breeder's rights in Turkey as from the year 2004 in which the Turkish PBR Law comes into force. 

We have developed know-how for the proper importation of the testing material required for technical examinations and its timely delivery to the relevant technical examination authority. 


  • IP filing, protection, and enforcement strategy
  • Filing and registration proceedings
  • Importation formalities of testing material and delivery of the same to relevant technical examination authority where necessary
  • Availability search/ registrability opinion
  • Watch service
  • Contracts (Licenses, assignments)
  • Recordal of changes of status (assignments, mergers, trade name, address...) 
  • Renewals
  • Oppositions against conflicting third-party applications/registrations
  • Objections to General Directorate of Plant Production decisions
  • Due diligence 


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