ІІ International Forum on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy “Counterfeiting and Piracy as threats to national security and economy” to be held in Kyiv on April 19 and 20, 2017. A special section of the event will be devoted to these issues in the field of seed production – Round table 4 “Security of The Future: Crops Protection Means and Plant Varieties (Seeds and Plants)”
This section will be attended by Siuzana Hryhorenko, Executive director of Seed Association of Ukraine, who will present her report (its topic – “Counterfeit seeds: What is the situation in the Ukrainian seed market?”) and the international seed sector expert Michael Keller, Secretary General of International Seed Federation. Topic of his report – “Illegal Seed Practices – A threat for the seed sector requiring effective protection and adequate enforcement”
The general aim of the Forum is to advance Ukrainian strategy and tactics for combating counterfeiting and piracy, implementation of IP protection reform and development of the system of anti-counterfeiting measures, shaping the legal market for products and contributing to a favorable investment climate in the state.
We invite all the stakeholders to join this event.