Guide to the Deposit of Microorganisms under the Budapest Treaty

Appendix 3: Forms under the Budapest Treaty and Regulations

This Appendix contains 14 forms, numbered BP/1 to BP/14. They have been drawn up by the International Bureau of WIPO on the basis of the discussions held by the Interim Advisory Committee for the preparation of the entry into force of the Budapest Treaty.


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Form Description Downloadable versions
BP/1 Statement in the Case of an Original Deposit (Rule 6.1) pdf: BP/1 editable pdf: BP/1
BP/2 Statement in the Case of a New Deposit with the Same International Depositary Authority (Rule 6.2) pdf: BP/2 editable pdf: BP/2
BP/3 Statement in the Case of a New Deposit with Another International Depositary Authority (Rule 6.2) pdf: BP/3 editable pdf: BP/3
BP/4* Receipt in the Case of an Original Deposit (Rule 7.1) (International Form) pdf: BP/4 editable pdf: BP/4
BP/5* Receipt in the Case of a New Deposit (Rule 7.1) (International Form) pdf: BP/5 editable pdf: BP/5
BP/6* Receipt in the Case of a Transfer (Rule 7.1) (International Form) pdf: BP/6 editable pdf: BP/6
BP/7 Communication of the Later Indication or an Amendment of the Scientific Description and/or Proposed Taxonomic Designation (Rule 8.1) pdf: BP/7 editable pdf: BP/7
BP/8 Attestation Concerning the Later Indication or an Amendment of the Scientific Description and/or Proposed Taxonomic Designation (Rule 8.2) pdf: BP/8 editable pdf: BP/8
BP/9* Viability Statement (Rule 10.2) (International Form) pdf: BP/9 editable pdf: BP/9
BP/10 Request for the Furnishing of Samples of Deposited Microorganisms (Rule 11.1) pdf: BP/10 editable pdf: BP/10
BP/11 Request for the Furnishing of Samples of Deposited Microorganisms (Rule 11.2(ii)) pdf: BP/11 editable pdf: BP/11
BP/12* Request for the Furnishing of Samples of Deposited Microorganisms (Rule 11.3(a)) pdf: BP/12 editable pdf: BP/12
BP/13 Request for the Furnishing of Samples of Deposited Microorganisms (Rule 11.3(b)) pdf: BP/13 editable pdf: BP/13
BP/14 Notification of the Furnishing of Samples of Deposited Microorganisms (Rule 11.4(g)) pdf: BP/14 editable pdf: BP/14

* In the situation to which it relates, the use of the form is mandatory.