Wednesday, August 10 2022   \  Published by SPRUSON & FERGUSON.

Australian Patent Office Refuses to Extend the Time for Making Biological Deposit

The Budapest Treaty provides a mechanism whereby patent applicants can sufficiently "describe" a biological invention by making a deposit of biological material with a recognised international depository authority. To avail of this mechanism, however, applicants must meet strict deadlines. including when the deposit is made and when details of the deposit are included in the patent specification. Read more

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