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EU Directive of the Parliament and of the Council on biotechnological inventions

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EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES

Directive of the Parliament and of the Council on biotechnological inventions

Directive 98/44/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 1998 on the legal protection of biotechnological inventions
ENTRY INTO FORCE: July 30, 1998

Preamble

Chapter I Patentability

Article 1/ Article 2/ Article 3/ Article 4/ Article 5/ Article 6/ Article 7

Chapter II Scope of protection

Article 8/ Article 9/ Article 10/ Article 11

Chapter III Compulsory cross-licensing

Article 12

Chapter IV Deposit, access and re-deposit of a biological material

Article 13/ Article 14

Chapter V Final provisions

Article 15/ Article 16/ Article 17/ Article 18

[Last updated 1 April 2004]