The Commission has decided to set up an expert group that will assist the Commission in preparing a report on the development and implications of patent law in the field of biotechnology and genetic engineering. A call for applications is annexed to the Commission Decision for selecting members of the expert group. Closing date for applications: 12.12.2012.
Directive 98/44/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 1998 on the legal protection of biotechnological inventions
|14.07.2005||Development and implications of patent law in the field of biotechnology and genetic engineering
|07.10.2002||Development and implications of patent law in the field of biotechnology and genetic engineering
|14.01.2002||An assessment of the implications for basic genetic engineering research of failure to publish, or late publication of, papers on subjects which could be patentable as required under Article 16(b) of Directive 98/44/EC|
|16.12.2004||Proposal of the European Community and its Member States to WIPO: Disclosure of origin or source of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge in patent applications
|Activities of the European Union - Summaries of legislation|