Budapest Notification No. 214
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure

Communication by the Government of the French Republic Relating to the Schedule of Fees Charged in Euros by the Collection nationale de cultures de micro-organismes (CNCM)

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 March 10, 2004, of a written communication, dated March 10, 2004, from the Government of the French Republic, relating to the schedule of fees charged in euros by the Collection nationale de cultures de micro-organismes (CNCM), 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 (see Budapest Notification No. 39 of June 29, 1984).

March 31, 2004


Communication by the Government of the French Republic Relating to the Schedule of Fees Charged in Euros by the Collection nationale de cultures de micro-organismes (CNCM)

[Original: French]

COMMUNICATION

Schedule of fees charged in Euros by the CNCM:

(a) Storage: Euros
    - bacteria, filamentous fungi, yeasts, phages  
  - freeze-dried 609.80
- frozen at -80°C 701.27
- frozen in liquid nitrogen 1 448.27
    - cell cultures  
    - animal viruses  
      - propagated on embryonated eggs 788.92
- propagated on cultured cells 1 086.96
(b) Issuance of a viability statement:  
    - requiring a new viability test 106.71
    - in other cases 18.29
(c) Furnishing of a sample (plus shipping costs) 106.71
(d) Communication of information or issuance of an attestation 38.11

Fees are subject to Value-Added Tax (VAT) according to current French regulations.