Application for registration of plant varieties can be made in the office of Registrar, PPV&FRA, New Delhi. The address of the Office is: Registrar, Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Authority, Govt. of India, Ministry of Agriculture, Society Block, 2nd Floor, NASC Complex, DPS Marg, Opposite Todapur, New Delhi – 110012. Also any information regarding the protection, application, fee structure, etc. can be obtained from this office.
Completed forms in triplicate, with fee/charges should be submitted to the Registrar with all enclosures, TQ, affidavits in his New Delhi Office or can be sent by Registered Post. Two branch offices have also been opened one at Guwahati (Assam) and one at Ranchi (Jharkhand) to facilitate the applicants.
Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are about creations of the mind, they are granted to creators of IP, for ideas which are new and original, by the respective governments. No one can use others’ IPR without their permission. These rights come with limited monopoly and exclusivity.