Plant Variety Protection Act Of 1970

Business / Agriculture / Plant Variety Protection Act Of 1970: P.L. 91-577 (December 24, 1970) was enacted to provide patent-like protection for new non-hybrid seed varieties. The ultimate goal was to create an incentive for public and private research on new commercial plant varieties by making it possible for scientists to benefit financially from developing them. The Plant Variety Protection Act (PVPA) Amendments of 1994 ( P.L. 103-349, October 6, 1994) made the law consistent with the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) of March 19, 1991, to which the United States is a signatory. In February 1999, the 1994 PVPA amendments formally were accepted by UPOV as being in conformance with the International Convention. USDA rather than the Patent and Trademark Office administers the law.

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Plant Noun Synonyms: factory, mill, shop, works, workshop, foundry
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Protection Verb Synonyms: extortion, blackmail, protection money
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Variety Adjective Synonyms: sort, brand, make, mark, kind, class, category, breed, type, order, genre, species, genus, classification, strain
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Paper Profit (Or Loss)

Business / Taxes / Paper Profit (Or Loss): If you own an asset that increases in value, any increase in value is a paper profit, or unrealized gain. If you sell the asset for more than you paid to buy it, your paper profit becomes an actual pr MORE

Par Value Of Currency

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Paper Characteristic Curve

Entertainment / Photography / Paper Characteristic Curve: Describes a graphical relationship between exposure values and image density of a printing paper. Each brand of paper may have a different initial characteristic curve. The shape of the curve can be a MORE

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