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April 2022 | No. 04/2022

 

Budapest Treaty

Accession by Malaysia

Malaysia deposited its instrument of accession to the Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure on 31 March 2022, bringing the total number of States party to that Treaty to 86.  The Budapest Treaty will enter into force with respect to Malaysia on 30 June 2022.  For further information, please refer to Budapest Notification No. 349 at:

https://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/notifications/budapest/treaty_budapest_349.html

Information about the Budapest Treaty

A document containing a summary of the Budapest Treaty and Regulations, as well as an explanation of the main advantages of the Treaty (WO/INF/12 Rev.28), is available in English, French and Spanish at, respectively:

https://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/registration/budapest/pdf/wo_inf_12.pdf

https://www.wipo.int/treaties/fr/registration/budapest/pdf/wo_inf_12.pdf

https://www.wipo.int/treaties/es/registration/budapest/pdf/wo_inf_12.pdf