Corona has demonstrated once again how quickly society can adapt and companies see opportunities to take advantage of the situation that has arisen. Being innovative is in our bones. And the legislator sees the importance of this and has structured the law in such a way that innovators get an extra boost in the form, for example, of patents and plant breeders’ rights.
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