Budapest Notification No. 249
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure

Communication by the Government of the Czech Republic Regarding Changes in the Address, the Telephone and Fax Numbers, and the E-mail and Internet Addresses of, and in the Schedule of Fees Charged by, the Czech Collection of Microorganisms (CCM)

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 October 19, 2006, of a communication dated October 13, 2006, from the Government of the Czech Republic regarding changes in the address, the telephone and fax numbers, and the e-mail and Internet addresses of, and in the schedule of fees charged by, the Czech Collection of Microorganisms (CCM), 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, and amended on September 26, 1980 (see Budapest Notification No. 107 of July 8, 1992).

According to Rule 12.2(c) of the Regulations under the Budapest Treaty, the fees set forth in the said communication shall take effect on December 1, 2006, that is, on the thirtieth day following the publication of the changes by the International Bureau.

November 1, 2006


Text of the Communication by the Government of the Czech Republic Regarding Changes in the Address, the Telephone and Fax Numbers, and the E-mail and Internet Addresses of, and in the Schedule of Fees Charged by, the Czech Collection of Microorganisms (CCM)

[Original: English]

COMMUNICATION

The Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva presents its compliments to the World Intellectual Property Organization and has the honor to refer to the membership of the Czech Republic in the Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure.

The Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic confirms up to date prices of the services of the Czech Collection of Microorganisms: [see attached annex].

At the same time, the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic notifies up to date contact details: [see attached annex].


ANNEX

CZECH REPUBLIC
INTERNATIONAL DEPOSITARY AUTHORITY


Czech Collection of Microorganisms (CCM)
Tvrdého 14
602 00 Brno

Telephone: (420) 549 491 430
Facsimile: (420) 543 247 339
E-mail: ccm@sci.muni.cz
Internet: http://www.sci.muni.cz/ccm

SCHEDULE OF FEES

Patent Deposit of Cultures CZK
(a) Deposit and storage for 30 years 23,000
(b) Issuance of a viability statement     500
(c) Furnishing of a sample   1,000

Value added tax (19%) will be charged in addition, if applicable. Extra charge is payable for handling, postage and banking. A prepayment may be requested for orders coming from abroad.