INFORMATION FROM THE EPO
Notices of the President of the EPO
Notice of the President of the European Patent Office dated 1 September 1993 concerning recognised microorganism depositary institutions
1. The following depositary institution has acquired the status of international depositary authority under Article 7 of the Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure.
The kinds of microorganisms accepted by this institution together with other technical information are specified in Industrial Property 1993, 212.
Korean Cell Line Research Foundation (KCLRF)
Cancer Research Institute
Seoul National University College of Medicine
28 Yungon-dong, Chongno-gu
Republic of Korea
Acquisition of the status: 31 August 1993
2. As a result of the European Patent Organisation having filed on 26 August 1980 the declaration specified in Article 9 of the Budapest Treaty (see OJ EPO 1980, 380), the EPO recognises, for the purposes of Rules 28 and 28a EPC, the deposit of microorganisms with the aforementioned institution in its capacity as international depositary authority. Such recognition includes recognition of the fact and date of the deposit as indicated by this authority as well as recognition of the fact that what is furnished as a sample is a sample of the deposited microorganism.