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Law No. 7788 of April 30, 1998, on Biodiversity (as amended by Law No. 8686 of November 21, 2008), Costa Rica

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Details Details Year of Version 2008 Dates Amended up to: November 26, 2008 Entry into force: May 27, 1998 Promulgated: April 30, 1998 Type of Text IP-related Laws Subject Matter Patents (Inventions), Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge (TK), Transfer of Technology Subject Matter (secondary) Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets) Notes This consolidated version of Law No. 7788 of April 30, 1998, on Biodiversity incorporates amendments introduced by "Law No. 8686 of November 21, 2008, on Amendment, Addition and Repeal of Various Rules Governing Matters Pertaining to Intellectual Property", which entered into force on November 26, 2008. Article 10 of the amending Law No. 8686 amends Article 78 under Section III (Protection of IPRs=, Chapter V (Access to Genetic and Biochemical Elements and Protection of Knowledge) of this consolidated version of Law No. 7788.

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