a Contracting State which allows or requires the deposit of microorganisms for the purposes of patent procedure must recognize, for such purposes, the deposit of a microorganism with any “international depositary authority” (Article 3(1)(a)),
irrespective of whether such authority is on or outside the territory of the said State.
Located with in the territory of the contracting states
Accept for deposit any or certain kinds micro-organisms, examine their viability and store them, as prescribed in the Regulations
Issue a receipt to the depositor
IDA Statistics As on March 1, 2008 There were 37 IDA Country name Number of IDA EUROPE 21[spain,italy , france ,poland,…..] North America 3 Southern 1[Australia] Asia 8[India , Japan ,korea ,China]
Indian patent act -invention is not a mere discovery of what is already exist in nature or in case of genetically modified microorganism or other biological material the invention result show enhancing the efficacy of already existing strain .then it patentable
India have one IDA ,namely MTCC [microbial type culture collection and gene bank] sponsored by DBT ,CSIR, GOI,
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