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Executive Decree No. 31514-MINAE of October 3, 2003, approving the General Standards for Access to the Genetic and Biochemical Components and Resources of Biodiversity

Year of Version:2003
Date of Entry into Force:December 15, 2003
Date of Text (Issued):October 3, 2003
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Genetic Resources, Other, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Traditional Knowledge (TK), Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:Chapter II, Section IV, Article 25 of the Executive Decree establishes that the Technical Bureau of CONAGEBIO (the Competent Authority) will oppose the register of patents, trade secrets, plant breeder's rights, copyright, community generis intellectual rights, farmer's rights or others, if the authorized institutions, who provides with these types of protection do not comply with the requirements of Article 80 of Law No. 7788 on Biodiversity.
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Decreto N° 31514 del 3 de octubre de 2003 sobre las Normas Generales para el Acceso a los Elementos y Recursos Genéticos y Bioquímicos de la Biodiversidad Decreto N° 31514 del 3 de octubre de 2003 sobre las Normas Generales para el Acceso a los Elementos y Recursos Genéticos y Bioquímicos de la Biodiversidad, Complete document (pdf) [106 KB] Decreto N° 31514 del 3 de octubre de 2003 sobre las Normas Generales para el Acceso a los Elementos y Recursos Genéticos y Bioquímicos de la Biodiversidad, Complete document (htm) [49 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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