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EPO considers biotech questions


Caroline Pallard and Dorothea Mayer of Nederlandsch Octrooibureau assess the implications of recent developments in European biotech case law

Recent European case law has addressed the exclusion of essential biological processes applied to plants, the exclusion of diagnostic methods and the industrial applicability of a nucleic acid sequence.

Essentially biological processes A plant variety could fall under a European patent...


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