Guide to the Deposit of Microorganisms under the Budapest Treaty 

(Status on May 1, 2017)


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Table of Contents *
 
Introduction to the Budapest Treaty *
 

Part I: General requirements for deposit and furnishing of samples

 
Section A:  Making the Original Deposit

Section B: 
Making a New Deposit

Section C: 
Furnishing of Samples
 
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Part II: Specific requirements of individual international depositary authorities and industrial property offices

 
Section D:  Requirements of International Depositary Authorities (IDAs)

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Section E:  Requirements of Industrial Property Offices of States Party to the Budapest Treaty and of Intergovernmental Industrial Property Organizations

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Appendices

 

Appendix 1:  Checklists of points to be attended to when depositing microorganisms and requesting samples under the Budapest Treaty

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Appendix 2:  Text of the Budapest Treaty and of the Regulations under the Treaty

 
 
Appendix 3:  Forms under the Budapest Treaty and Regulations *
 
Appendix 4:  Editable version of Form BP/12 *