Patenting of Live Microorganisms through the Budapest Treaty

Patenting of Live Microorganisms through the Budapest Treaty Introduction Article 27(3)(b) of the TRIPS Agreement 1994 (TRIPS) specifies that patent exclusions can encompass plants and animals, with the exception of micro-organisms, as well as essentially biological methods for creating plants or animals, excluding non-biological and microbiological methods.Microorganisms can be subject …

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