Legal Basics for Plant Scientists

Online course

Oct 05, 2020 – Oct 30, 2020

Legal Basics for Plant Scientists



Week 1           General Introduction on European- and Federal Legislation
(Tristan Lemke, Law Faculty, University Potsdam)

Week 2           EU Genetic Engineering Legislation
(Jens Kahrmann, Bundesamt für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit)

Week 3           Patent Law and Plant Variety Law
(Dr. Steffen Kawelke, Gemeinschaft zur Förderung von Pflanzeninnovation e. V.)

Week 4           Nagoya-Protocol
(Dr. Thomas Greiber, Bundesamt für Naturschutz)
Copyright and Media Law
(Claudia Gips, Specialist lawyer for copyright and publishing law)

The online course will be concluded by a short voluntary multiple choice test. Participants who successfully complete this test will receive a certificate of participation for the course.

We believe that our “Legal Basics for Plant Scientists” course is of interest to a wide audience. The course is therefore open to all plant scientists independent of their funding source or career level. Participation is free of charge.

To join the online course, please use THIS LINK.

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