The European Patent Office (EPO) has rejected a joint appeal filed by NGOs against a patent on barley owned by Carlsberg (EP2373154). The #patent claims non-genetically bred barley #plants, their harvest and the #beer produced thereof.
"No Patents on #Seeds!" is concerned about serious negative impacts such patents can have, as these might also be granted on #vegetables, #fruits and other food plants: https://www.no-patents-on-seeds.org/en/news/patent_on_barley_and_beer_upheld
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