In Canada, and through international legal systems, it is possible for plant breeders to legally protect new varieties of plants by gaining exclusive rights to their use.

The Intellectual Property (IP) Law Group at Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall has the specialized legal, business and technical expertise to advise clients on organizing field studies for plant breeders' rights applications, as well as preparing and filing such applications. With our specialized intellectual property litigation team, we offer the full range of protection for our clients.