- Japan parliament passed a bill to protect the IP of fruits and vegetables.
- The bill is aimed to track illicit outflow from the cultivators of the country to other countries.
- Seeds and seedlings of certain domestic varieties of plants have been taken without permission.
- The revised law on seeds and seedlings protection will take effect in April.
Tags : JAPAN PARLIAMENT, JAPAN LOWER HOUSE, JAPAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ON FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, JAPAN MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHERIES, JAPAN DIET SESSION,