Budapest Notification No. 48
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure

Communication of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Relating to the Change of Name of The National Collection of Animal Cell Cultures (NCACC)

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 September 6, 1985, of a written communication, dated September 3, 1985, from the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland informing the Director General of WIPO that the National Collection of Animal Cell Cultures (NCACC), which has the status of 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 (see Budapest Notification No. 40 of July 17, 1984), wishes to be known as the "European Collection of Animal Cell Cultures" with immediate effect. In that communication, the said Government also furnished its assurances that the European Collection of Animal Cell Cultures will comply with the requirements for an international depositary authority specified in Article 6(2) of the said Budapest Treaty.

October 1, 1985