MPEP 1613
Right of Priority Based upon Application for Plant Breeder’s Rights

This is the Ninth Edition of the MPEP, Revision 08.2017, Last Revised in January 2018

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1613    Right of Priority Based upon Application for Plant Breeder’s Rights [R-08.2012]

Pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 119(f), an application for a plant patent may rely upon an application for plant breeder’s rights filed in a WTO member country (or in a foreign UPOV Contracting Party) for priority under 35 U.S.C. 119(a) through (c).