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Law of 21 June 2000, on the Protection of Biotechnological Inventions and on the Amendment to Act No. 132/1989 of Coll., on the Protection of Rights to New Plant and Animal Varieties, as amended by Act No. 93/1996 of Coll.

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Year of current version:2000
Date of entry into force of original text:October 1, 2000
Date of Text (Enacted):June 21, 2000
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection
Notes:
- This Act on the Protection of Biotechnological Inventions and on the Amendment on the Protection of Rights to New Plant and Animal Varieties concerns the patentability of inventions involving biological materials, plants or animals, microbiological or other technical processes, and products obtained by such processes. Notably, patentability is excluded for inventions contrary to public policy or principles of morality, discovery of elements of the human body (such as the sequence or partial sequence of a gene), and plant and animal varieties or essential biological processes for plant or animal production.
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Czech

Zákona ze dne 21. června 2000, o ochraně biotechnologických vynálezů ao změně zákona č. 132/1989 Sb., o ochraně práv k novým rostlin a živočišných druhů, ve znění zákona č. 93/1996 Sb . Zákona ze dne 21. června 2000, o ochraně biotechnologických vynálezů ao změně zákona č. 132/1989 Sb., o ochraně práv k novým rostlin a živočišných druhů, ve znění zákona č. 93/1996 Sb ., Complete document (pdf) [55 KB]

English

Law of 21 June 2000, on the Protection of Biotechnological Inventions and on the Amendment to Act No. 132/1989 of Coll., on the Protection of Rights to New Plant and Animal Varieties, as amended by Act No. 93/1996 of Coll. Law of 21 June 2000, on the Protection of Biotechnological Inventions and on the Amendment to Act No. 132/1989 of Coll., on the Protection of Rights to New Plant and Animal Varieties, as amended by Act No. 93/1996 of Coll., Complete document (pdf) [67 KB] Law of 21 June 2000, on the Protection of Biotechnological Inventions and on the Amendment to Act No. 132/1989 of Coll., on the Protection of Rights to New Plant and Animal Varieties, as amended by Act No. 93/1996 of Coll., Complete document (htm) [18 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CZ028

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