Daily Archives: November 24, 2008

Evaluation of plant variety distinctive character – leave it to the specialists!

Thanks to Francesca Re Manning for today’s blog post.  She wrote:

“In Case T-187/06 Schroder v Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) the Court of First Instance (CFI) of the European Communities held on Wednesday 19 November 2008 that the evaluation of the distinctive character of a plant variety is not a subject for judicial review but one of such a technical nature that only specialist in the field should be responsible for. “

The full decision can be found buy visiting the lead link.