Budapest Notification No. 213
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure

Communication of the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria Relating to Changes in the Address and in the Schedule of Fees of the National Bank for Industrial Microorganisms and Cell Cultures (NBIMCC)

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and has the honor to notify him of the receipt, on February 20, 2004, of a written communication, dated February 17, 2004, from the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria informing him of changes in the address and in the schedule of fees of the National Bank for Industrial Microorganisms and Cell Cultures (NBIMCC), an international depositary authority under the Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure, done at Budapest on April 28, 1977, as amended on September 26, 1980.

March 8, 2004


Text of the Communication of the Republic of Bulgaria of February 17, 2004, Relating to Changes in the Address and in the Schedule of Fees of the National Bank for Industrial Microorganisms and Cell Cultures (NBIMCC)

[Original: English]

COMMUNICATION

Bulgaria


International Depository Authority

National Bank for Industrial Microorganisms and Cell Cultures (NBIMCC)
125, Tsarigradsko chaussee blvd., Block 2
1113 Sofia

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 239
1113 Sofia

Telephone: (+359 2) 72 08 65
E-mail: nbimcc@cablebg.net
Internet: http://www.nbimcc.hit.bg - http://www.nbimcc.cablebg.net


Kinds of Microorganisms that May Be Deposited

Bacteria, actinomycetes, filamentous fungi, yeasts, animal cell lines, animal and plant viruses, microorganisms containing plasmids.

The NBIMCC accepts for deposit only those microorganisms which, pursuant to the Regulation No. 4 on the protection of workers from risks related to exposure to biological agents at work (SJ No. 105 dated 08.11.2002) or Directive 2000/54/EC, belong to hazard groups 1 and 2.


Schedule of Fees

    BGL
(a) Storage 1,200
(b) Issuance of a viability statement 120
(c) Furnishing of a sample 120