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Plant protection product supplementary protection certificates

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EC Regulation 1610/96 concerning the creation of supplementary protection certificates (SPCs) for plant protection products entered into force on 8 February 1997 in European Union member states (except in Spain and Portugal, only from 1 January 1998), on 2 January 1998 in Norway and Iceland, and on 1 May 1999 in Switzerland. 536 plant protection product SPCs covering more than 170 different products have been lodged and notified from 1997 to December 1999 in the EU countries, Norway and Switzerland. The SPC number per country depends on the importance of the market in the country and the SPC number per holder depends on the place of the firm in this technical field. Holders of SPCs from European countries represent 64% of the total, while US holders amount to 25% and Japanese holders to 11%. Novartis is by far the main holder of SPCs.

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  • de Pastors, Alice, 2000. "Plant protection product supplementary protection certificates," World Patent Information, Elsevier, vol. 22(1-2), pages 59-61, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:worpat:v:22:y:2000:i:1-2:p:59-61
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