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Winner of Special Innovation Award
for Plant Variety Rights

Legal Community Awards, 2015

Trevisan & Cuonzo, with its own dedicated team, offers advice in the Agribusiness sector.

Agriculture, which has always been a very important economical resource, increasingly requires innovation to assume a primary role for sustainable development and to add value to production.

Our Firm assists national and international clients by offering strategic and commercial advice in relation to the various innovative fields that are involved in Agribusiness, varying from varietal breeding to precision farming and blockchain for agriculture.

Trevisan & Cuonzo’s Agribusiness team is praised for its pioneering role in this specific sector.

Recent notable cases:

Representing an Israeli company in a contentious with object the supply of a patented precision irrigation system

Representing a French company, which manages the rights of new plant varieties for approximately 300 breeders covering fruits, vegetables and cereals, in the enforcement of its rights against infringers operating in different Italian areas

Assisting many varietal breeding companies in the protection and commercial exploitation of new varieties of table grapes and strawberries

Judicial protection of the commercial trademark of one of the most important strawberry varieties at an international level

Advising leading companies specialised in supplying vegetable seeds for commercial cultivation on administrative procedures for local registration

Assisting a Dutch firm in asserting its legal rights relating to new plant varieties within the Italian jurisdiction

Agribusiness - Trevisan & Cuonzo