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Tools for finding plant patents faster or tips for using google patent for plant patent searches?

Most patent search sites do a poor job of presenting plant patents. The University of Maryland has a site specifically for searching US plant patents with color pictures and classification searchers. ...
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When does Surfinia patent expire?

The earliest patent granted for this by the USPTO seems to be - Gene encoding a protein having acyl group transfer activity US7105719B1 It was filed in 1996 based on a priority application filed in ...
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Is it fraudulent to give inaccurate information about the invention in a patent?

I do not know anything about plant patents other than the page at the USPTO web site I just read, but I can answer for utility patents. A utility patent may have a very detailed description of a "...
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Patenting medicinal plants in Australia

I'm not an expert in medicinal plants, so I'll address your second question about how patents generate money. First, for companies that actually make and sell things, patents are valuable in that they ...
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