- Thanks Bill: That clearly puts that to rest. Bruce ... From: William C. Miller III To: email@example.com Sent: Saturday, April 05, 2008 1:11 PM Subject:Message 1 of 43 , Apr 5, 2008View SourceThanks Bill:That clearly puts that to rest.Bruce----- Original Message -----From: William C. Miller IIISent: Saturday, April 05, 2008 1:11 PMSubject: Re: [AZ] light series
The quote below is drawn from the patent office Web site. Using a patented plant as a parent would seem to be a violation of the patent.
".......protects the inventor's right to exclude others from asexually reproducing, selling, or using the plant so reproduced. "
William C. Miller III
Bruce Clyburn wrote:Larry:Do you have any sense of how the patent laws view hybrids with such plants. The Northern Lights series is not a good example because most are sterile, but if a plant is patented can you cross with a second plant and distribute the offspring without a license?Bruce ClyburnNew Waterford, N.S.Canada----- Original Message -----From: Larry WallaceSent: Saturday, April 05, 2008 11:25 AMSubject: Re: [AZ] light seriesThe first column are the release dates of the Northern lights series. The Plant Patent may be slightly earlier and runs for 25 years. You may propagate and sell 'Northern Lights' and probably the next three.The four in which you are interested would require a license.Deciduous azaleas
1978 'Northern Lights' .2003 1984 'White Lights' .2009 1984 'Rosy Lights' .2009 1984 'Pink Lights' .2009 1986 'Orchid Lights' .2011 1986 'Golden Lights' .2011 1987 'Spicy Lights' .2012 1992 'Mandarin Lights' .2017 1994 'Northern Hi-Lights' .2019 1996 'Lemon Lights' .2021 2001 'Tri Lights' .2026 2002 'Lilac Lights' .2027 2002 'Candy Lights'Larry WallaceCincinnati
- The cultivar name of Autumn Embers ™ is R. Conleb . The preceding one was Conlea . The following was Conlec . As to R. MNIJ92 , I do not even knowMessage 43 of 43 , Apr 10, 2008View SourceThe cultivar name of Autumn Embers ™ is R. 'Conleb'. The preceding one was 'Conlea'. The following was 'Conlec'.As to R. 'MNIJ92', I do not even know if they were thinking.