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Repositories for Patented and Safeguarded Material

  • Zea D. V. L. Mayerhoff
  • Irene von der Weid
  • Alessandra B. G. Valladão
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Abstract

This chapter presents an overview of the importance of innovative technologies using biological materials for economic development and discusses particular issues within the intellectual property system regarding the protection of such technologies. It focuses on IP requirement of biological material deposits to adequately disclose the inventions and presents the international arrangements and structures established to meet this issue.

Keywords

Intellectual Property Biological Material Patent Protection European Patent Office Preservation Method 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Zea D. V. L. Mayerhoff
    • 1
  • Irene von der Weid
    • 1
  • Alessandra B. G. Valladão
    • 1
  1. 1.Brazilian Center of Biological MaterialInstituto Nacional da Propriedade IndustrialRio de JaneiroBrazil

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