29 / 10 / 2018

Villaseca Abogados participated in Agro Planttrade, the Fair and International Convention of Agro. The event, which took placed in San Francisco de Mostazal (Chile) on October 24 and 25, brought together relevant actors from the agricultural sector and suppliers to exporters of fruits and vegetables, to discuss the latest varietal trends and promote the growth of Chile as a power in this sector.

The team of Innovation and Varieties of Plants of Villaseca Abogados attended the fair, led by partner Loreto Vera, along with associates María Isabel Martínez and Francisco Valverde. The firm carries out the protection of varieties in the Agricultural and Livestock Service, together with the advice on the requirements for the admission of new varieties or the release of new varieties abroad. It also provides advice on licensing and plant variety contracts.

Agro Planttrade 2018 is an opportunity to generate contacts, exchange ideas, discover the latest varietal trends and boost the growth of the sector. During its inauguration, the Minister of Agriculture, Antonio Walker, stressed the consolidation of Chile as an agricultural power, taking advantage of its comparative advantages. For this, he expressed the need to give impetus to innovation in the creation of new varieties, which would imply, together with other measures, revising the existing phytosanitary protocols.