India revokes PepsiCo’s potato patent

What is the News? The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights (PPV&FR) Authority has revoked a PVP (Plant Variety Protection) certificate granted to PepsiCo India Holding (PIH) on a potato variety (FL-2027) on multiple grounds.  Note: ​​PPV&FR is a statutory body set up under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001. … Continue reading India revokes PepsiCo’s potato patent