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Supreme Decree No. 29004 of January 9, 2007, introducing a Prior Consent Step in Procedures for Patent Application for Pharmaceutical Products and/or Processes

Year of current version:2007
Date of Text (Issued):January 9, 2007
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Genetic Resources, Patents (Inventions), Traditional Knowledge (TK)
Notes:This Decree establishes a prior consent procedure for patent applications for product or process pharmaceutical inventions. The prior consent procedure, carried out by the Unit of Medicines and Health Technology, will determine whether the content and scope of what is desired protected by the patent application interferes with the right to health and access to medicines.
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Supreme Decree No. 29004 of January 9, 2007, introducing a Prior Consent Step in Procedures for Patent Application for Pharmaceutical Products and/or Processes Supreme Decree No. 29004 of January 9, 2007, introducing a Prior Consent Step in Procedures for Patent Application for Pharmaceutical Products and/or Processes, Complete document (pdf) [30 KB]

Spanish

Decreto Supremo N° 29004 del 9 de enero del 2007 establece una Anuencia Previa en un procedimiento de solicitud de patente de producto y/o proceso de invención farmacéutica. Decreto Supremo N° 29004 del 9 de enero del 2007 establece una Anuencia Previa en un procedimiento de solicitud de patente de producto y/o proceso de invención farmacéutica., Complete document (pdf) [338 KB] Decreto Supremo N° 29004 del 9 de enero del 2007 establece una Anuencia Previa en un procedimiento de solicitud de patente de producto y/o proceso de invención farmacéutica., Complete document (htm) [110 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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