|If you are a person who breeds plants, and you have discovered and developed a new plant variety, you can seek protection for your new plant varieties by applying for a Grant of Protection for a Plant Variety in Vietnam via the Plant Variety Protection Agency (NEWSUNIP).
|The advantage of the grant of protection means that you have the exclusive right to prevent others from doing any of the following acts in respect of the propagating material and/or harvested material of the protected plant variety without your authorisation:
This right however does not extend to use of the protected plant variety for private and for non-commercial purposes, experimental or research purposes, or for the purpose of breeding other varieties.
Obtaining the grant of protection also means that you are able to license the right to another party, collect royalties and commercially produce the variety.
+ Trees and vines: 25 years
Vietnam now joint UPOV for protection of trees, so you may apply new plant application claiming UPOV priority, and using DAS result in your countries or any other countries belongs to UPOV members.