International Microorganism Depositary Authorities
1. European Collection of Animal Cell Cultures (ECACC)
The name of the ECACC is changed to "European Collection of Cell Structures" (ECACC)
Moreover, the ECACC has extended the list of microorganisms accepted for deposit, as well as the relevant fees, as from 1 January 1996, and has amended the existing schedule of fees as from 30 December 1995.
Detailed information has been published in Industrial Property and Copyright 1995, 425.
2. Korean Collection for Type Cultures (KCTC)
The new name and address of this international depositary authority is:
Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB)
52, Oun-dong, Yusong-Ku, Taejon
305-333 Republic of Korea
This information has been published in Industrial Property and Copyright 1995, 298.
3. Collection Nationale de Cultures de Micro-organismes (CNCM)
Following notification from the French Government under Rule 3.3 of the Budapest Treaty, the list of micro-organisms accepted by CNCM has been extended, with effect from 31 January 19961, to include animal cell cultures, including human cell lines, genetically modified cell lines and hybridomas.
1 This information has been published in Industrial Property and Copyrigtht 1996, 42.