Sponsors AGM 2023
ALTIUS is an independent full-service Belgian law firm, ALTIUS knows the Belgian and European legal scene inside-out. Their specialised Agrifood team is a one-stop-shop when it comes to legal expertise for big and small players in the Belgian and European life sciences and agrifood ecosystems. Pragmatic, professional and personal, every lawyer on the team brings their own brand of passion and expertise to the job at hand.
Open minds and bold ideas – that’s what makes us so much more than great lawyers.
Destek Patent was established in 1983 and has been a pioneer in the field of Intellectual Property Rights, providing consultancy services in trademark, patent, design and Plant Breeders’ Rights registrations for almost 40 years.
Destek Patent provides its clients with excellence in IP consultancy through its 16 offices located in Turkey, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, UAE and the UK.
Destek Patent is one of the most experienced company which successfully manages and registers Plant Breeders’ Rights & Plant Variety portfolios of its clients before the authorities for almost 40 years.
Besides its own offices, Destek Patent also provides services in 200 jurisdictions via its partners and associates.
Gesvatec is a varietal identification and management system that allows managing and controlling the certified origin of high value added products, such as: Protected Plant Varieties, Protected Designations of Origin (P.D.O.), Protected Geographical Indications (P.G.I.), Organic / Bio Products, Certified Products, Guarantee Brands and Trademarks.
The purpose of the system is to provide the necessary control mechanisms to manage the legality of protected / certified products or products that provide a high added value to the consumer, and avoid the possible fraudulent use that may arise in the process of their identification / labeling and subsequent commercialization.
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel (PSBN) is an intellectual property law firm located in the Philadelphia area of the U.S.
PSBN has a strong practice focused on providing IP services to the horticulture and agriculture industries, including protecting, monetizing, and enforcing IP rights for novel plant varieties.
PSBN is driven by three core principles: a focus on IP law; a deep knowledge of the relevant scientific and technological areas they work in and the industries they serve; and providing “boutique” service that focuses on the needs and goals of each client. They rely on these core principles to secure, monetize, defend, and enforce the most appropriate and effective IP rights for each of our clients.
Trevisan & Cuonzo
Trevisan & Cuonzo is one of the leading independent Italian law firms working with some of the most technologically advanced and innovative businesses and industry leaders around the globe. The firm has established a commanding reputation both domestically and internationally for its success and in-depth business and industry knowledge in intellectual property, commercial and product liability litigation. Trevisan & Cuonzo has been a pioneer in Italy in protecting new plant varieties which represent the cutting edge of "green innovation". The firm acts for prominent national and international plant breeding companies, offering strategic advice on development, exploitation as well as enforcement of their PBR.