Re: [AZ] patanted azaleas
- European Patent to laugh at.Method of breeding azalea
EP 1652424 A1ABSTRACT
It is intended to provide a method of constructing an azalea plant whereby a gene relating to evergreen characteristics can be transferred into a deciduous azalea plant, a gene relating to heat tolerance can be transferred into a heat-intolerant azalea plant, or a gene relating to ever-blooming characteristics can be transferred into a one season blooming azalea plant. A gene relating to evergreen characteristics can be transferred into a deciduous azalea plant by crossing a deciduous azalea plant with an evergreen azalea plant. A gene relating to heat tolerance can be transferred into a heat-intolerant azalea plant by crossing a heat-intolerant azalea plant with a heat-intolerant azalea plant. A gene relating to ever-blooming characteristics can be transferred into a one season blooming azalea plant by crossing a one season blooming gene with an ever-blooming azalea plant.On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 10:10 AM, Bill Turk <farmerturk@...> wrote:
great article, well worth the read.
btw, my sister works for DOC inside the beltway in the office of patent and
trademark or whatever they are called. she states that the plant side of
their office has been busier than even the tech side in recent years. this
may by due to biotech, but I am sure the hort industry contributes a great
deal of job security to the department of commerce.
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf OfRon Rabideau
Sent: Monday, April 01, 2013 8:07 AM
Subject: Re: [AZ] patanted azaleas
Here is an excellent article on the state of plant names today in
horticulture by Tony Avent. Tony is owner of Plant Delights Nursery in
Raleigh, NC and well respected. Very thought-provoking.
I think the only way some of this naming nonsense will ever change is for a
case to go to court, but who in this busness has enough money to do that
except maybe the guilty parties.
Rare Find Nursery
On Mon, 01 Apr 2013 00:18:39 -0500, Harold Greer <hgreer@...>
> How crazy is that? Not saying that you state are crazy, just that the
> name in the IRRC should be a name can be said. HNIHAR017 is not a
> name that is usable. In the future we are going tell our gardening
> friends, "come and look at the HNIHAR017 I just planted". I don't think
> When 'Peace' rose was patented it became 'Peace' rose when patented
> and it still is today.
> There is such a lack of "common sense" today. And I include our
> government, no matter which party you like they all lack that ability.
> Harold Greer
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
> Behalf Of Larry Wallace
> Sent: Sunday, March 31, 2013 7:01 PM
> To: azaleas
> Subject: Re: [AZ] patanted azaleas
> MNIHAR017 is the name ARS, Hirsutum, and IRRC must use. The trademark
> TM is used for one year or more then it might become a registered
> trademark (R). At which time only one person may use it.
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