Wheat

Germplasm Intellectual Property Protection (IPP)

Wheat variety IPP can vary significantly within and between genetic providers. Wheat growers are responsible to know the rights and responsibilities for the wheat varieties they grow which may be available in documentation accompanying the purchased seed or other forms. In the United States (US), the genetics of many wheat varieties may be protected in multiple methods.

U.S. Plant Variety Protection (PVP)

The protected variety may be used for certain plant breeding activities however, unauthorized reproduction of the protected variety is strictly prohibited. Infringing activities include, but are not limited to, selling, marketing, offering for sale, importing, exporting, producing and reproducing the protected variety. Those who misuse a PVP protected variety may be liable for damages to the PVP holder as well as additional state or federal statutory damages.

U.S. Patents

A U.S. patent holder can prevent others from making, using, offering for sale, and selling, or importing the claimed invention in the US. Examples of claimed inventions in wheat germplasm characteristics or improvements may include: specific varieties, resistance to disease, resistance to plant pests, breeding techniques, improved nutritional aspects and flavor enhancement. Those who misuse a Patent protected wheat variety may be liable for damages to the patent holder

Limited-Use License Agreements

Wheat varieties designated as single-use, limited-use or also referenced as Certified Seed Only or CSO are subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement under which they were/are purchased including, but not limited to a) using seed solely for planting and producing a single crop and not to save any grain produced from seed for planting by grower or any other person or entity; b) not supplying, transferring, licensing or sublicensing seed to any other person or entity for planting or any other purpose; c) ensuring that seed, grain produced from seed or any plant material from seed is not used for crop breeding, research, generation of registration data or seed production (unless grower has entered into a valid, written production agreement with a Bayer authorized wheat seed supplier); d) providing, upon request by Bayer, evidence of final disposition of the crop that is produced; and e) agreeing that Bayer shall be entitled to recover any costs or expenses, including reasonable attorney fees, it incurs in enforcing its rights under said Agreement.

The Wheat varieties below are protected by one or more of the following U.S. Patent No(s):
Product Class PVP# CSO Patent
WB4510CLP HRW-CLP #N/A YES #N/A
WB4511 HRW #N/A YES #N/A
WB4619 HRW #N/A YES #N/A
WB6211CLP SWS #N/A YES #N/A
WB7313 HWS #N/A YES #N/A
WB9215 HRS #N/A YES #N/A
WB9516 HRS #N/A YES #N/A
WB2606 BRAND SRW #N/A YES #N/A
WB4401 HRW #N/A YES #N/A
WB9303 HRS #N/A YES #N/A
WB9606 HRS #N/A YES #N/A
WB9707 HRS #N/A YES #N/A
WB4394 HRW 201900395 YES #N/A
WB4595 HRW 201900396 YES #N/A
WB4699 HRW 201900397 YES #N/A
WB4792 HRW 201900398 YES #N/A
WB7696 HRW 201900399 YES #N/A
WB9490 HRS 201900400 YES #N/A
WB9699 HRS 201900401 YES #N/A
WB9990 HRS 201900402 YES #N/A
WB1532 SWW 201900033 YES #N/A
WB4311 HRW 201800096 YES #N/A
WB4418 HRW 201900029 YES #N/A
WB7202CLP HWS CL 201900030 YES 10231416
WB9433 HRS 201900032 YES #N/A
WB9717 HRS 201900031 YES #N/A
WB1783 SWW 201800095 YES #N/A
WB2418 BRAND SRW #N/A YES 9872459
WB4269 HRW 201800093 YES 9622448
WB4575 HRW 201800094 YES 9826693
WB9350 HRS 201800409 YES 10201144
WB9479 HRS 201800091 YES 10136600
WB9578 HRS 201800092 YES 10136601
WB9590 HRS 201800089 YES 10143163
WB9616CLP HRS 201800088 YES 10143161
WB9662 HRS 201800087 YES 10154637
WB9719 HRS 201800090 YES 10143165
WB4303 HRW 201600378 NO 9826692
WB4462 HRW 201600379 NO 9686944
WB4483 HRW 201600380 YES 9661817
WB4515 HRW 201600381 NO 9686946
WB4721 HRW 201600382 YES 9686945
WB7566 HWS 201600383 YES 9661816
WB9200 HRS 201600384 YES 9686937
WB9208 HRS 201600312 YES #N/A
WB9312 HRS 201600385 YES 9686936
WB9483 HRS 201600386 YES 9686935
WB1376CLP SWW CLP 201500187 YES 9648827
WB4623CLP HRW CL 201500189 YES 9504223
WB7328 HWS 201500194 YES 9686942
WB7417 HWS 201500195 YES 9648828
WB7589 HWS 201500196 YES 9655331
WB9377 HRS 201500197 YES 9648829
WB9411 HRS 201500198 YES 9686941
WB9653 HRS 201500199 YES 9480229
WB1529 SWW 201400230 YES #N/A
WB1604 SWW 201400231 YES 8865984
WB1843 SWW 201400377 YES 9357730
WB3768 HWW 201500028 YES #N/A
WB4614 HRW 201500188 NO 9155278
WB6121 SWS 201400232 YES 8969689
WB6341 SWS 201400233 YES 8969688
WB6430 SWS 201400234 YES 9320234
WB7390 HWS 201400378 YES 9155275
WB7618 HWS 201400379 YES 9155274
WB9112 HRS 201400380 YES 8969687
WB9507 HRS 201400229 YES 9265220
WB9518 HRS 201400035 YES 8975495
WB9668 HRS 201400235 YES 9320235
WB9904 HRS - Forage #N/A YES #N/A
WB4059CLP HRW CL 201300480 YES #N/A
WB4458 HRW 201300177 NO #N/A
WB-CEDAR HRW 201100378 NO #N/A
KELDIN HRW 201300462 YES #N/A
WRIMROCK HRW 201100463 YES #N/A
WB-1035CL+ SWS CL 201200399 YES #N/A
WB-1081CL+ SWW CL 201300488 YES #N/A
WB9229 HRS 201200477 YES 8872007
WB9879CLP HRS CL 201100479 YES #N/A
WB-DEUCECL+ HRW CL 201200400 NO #N/A
WB-GRAINFIELD HRW 201200153 NO #N/A
WB-GUNNISON HRS 201200155 YES #N/A
WB-HARTLINE HWS 201200156 YES #N/A
WB-JUNCTION SWW 201100478 YES #N/A
WB-HARTLINE HWS 201200156 YES #N/A
WB-JUNCTION SWW 201100478 YES #N/A
WB-PATRON HRS - Forage 201100468 NO 8513506
WB-PRESTEA HWS 201200152 YES #N/A
WB-REDHAWK HRW 201200154 NO #N/A
WB-1070CL SWW CL 201100470 YES #N/A
WB-FUZION HRS 201100306 YES #N/A
WB-IDAMAX HWS 201100305 YES #N/A
WB-JOAQUIN ORO HRS 201100476 NO 8507775
WB-MATLOCK HRW 201100362 NO #N/A
WB-MAYVILLE HRS 201100266 NO #N/A
WB-PALOMA HWS 201000293 YES #N/A
WB-PERLA HWS 201100467 NO 8519246
WB-QUAKE HRW 201100471 YES #N/A
WB-TUCSON HRW 201100466 YES #N/A
WESTHOPE Durum 201000288 NO #N/A
BOOMER HRW 201100050 NO #N/A
ONEAL HRS 201000272 NO #N/A
PACHECO Triticale 200900277 YES #N/A
WB 456 SWW 200900445 YES #N/A
WB 523 SWW 200900446 YES #N/A
WB-DIGGER HRS 201000295 NO #N/A
WB-ROCKLAND HRS 201000291 YES #N/A
VOLT HRS 200800407 YES #N/A
AC STRONGFIELD Durum 200800079 NO #N/A
ARMOUR HRW 200900132 NO #N/A
ASPEN HWW 200800077 NO #N/A
BREAKER HRS 200800386 NO #N/A
CARTER HRW 200800383 NO #N/A
JEDD HRS CL 200800169 YES #N/A
SAMSON HRS 200800074 NO #N/A
VANTAGE HRS 200800127 NO #N/A
WINTERHAWK HRW 200800078 NO #N/A
CORBIN HRS 200700255 NO #N/A
JOAQUIN HRS 200700016 NO #N/A
PR 1404 HRS - Forage 200600268 NO #N/A
SOLANO HRS 200700017 YES #N/A
WAIKEA HWS 200700256 YES #N/A
WB-528 SWW 200600273 YES #N/A
BYNUM HRW CL 200600285 YES #N/A
HYALITE HWW CL 200600291 NO #N/A
LEDGER HRW 200600063 NO #N/A
NICK SWS 200500144 YES #N/A
NORRIS HRW CL 200600286 YES #N/A
SNOW CREST HWS 200600162 YES #N/A
TRIPLE IV HRS - Forage 200500022 NO #N/A
SNOW CREST Durum 200400162 NO #N/A
CDC FALCON HRW 200100279 NO #N/A
GRANITE HRS 200100197 NO #N/A
EXPRESSO HRS 200800002 YES #N/A
HANK HRS 200000191 NO #N/A
STAMPEDE Oats #N/A NO #N/A
WESTBRED 470 SWW 9700398 NO #N/A
CELSIA Oats 9400205 NO #N/A
WESTBRED 936 HRS 9500095 NO #N/A
WAXY-PEN SWS – Waxy 200600005 YES #N/A