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AGRIFOOD LAW SEMINAR

September 18 @ 12:30 - 17:00

Programme

12.30 Welcome and Lunch

13.00 Introduction

13.05 Selection of agri-food related legal developments in the areas of:

  • blocky peppers;
  • mandarins;
  • COOL;
  • deforestation;
  • mutagenesis;
  • neonics;
  • and possibly more.

by Philippe de Jong (partner, ALTIUS)

14.00 Industry testimony – “IP and regulatory challenges for innovative products: the case of true potato seed”

Hein Kruyt (CEO, Solynta)

14.30 Sales restrictions in technology licensing: competition law aspects explained from an IP perspective

Bregt Raus (associate, ALTIUS)

15.00 Coffee break

15.30 Patent extensions (or ‘SPCs’) for plant protection products in the EU – an update

Kirian Claeyé (associate, ALTIUS)

16.00 Lookalikes in the agri-food sector

Peter Blomme (associate, ALTIUS)

16.30 Conflicts between variety denominations, geographical indications and trademarks

Olivier Vrins (partner, ALTIUS)

17.00 Q&A and reception

Please note, due to Coronavirus outbreak, many of the conferences are either postponed or cancelled.

Please check directly with the events organizers