Delhi High Court 'lays' down the law; rejects PepsiCo appeal over registration of potato variety used in Lay's chips

PepsiCo moved the High Court challenging a December 2021 order revoking its registration with respect to the FL 2027 potato plant variety.
Delhi High Court, potatoes and Lay's chips
Delhi High Court, potatoes and Lay's chips

The Delhi High Court recently rejected an appeal by PepsiCo India Holdings against an order of the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Authority that revoked the company's registration for a potato variety grown exclusively for its Lay's potato chips. [PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd v. Kavitha Kuruganti]

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