The Nagoya Protocol implements the objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) regarding ”access and benefit sharing”. It regulates:
- Access to genetic resources, e.g., it facilities access for companies and research institutions to genetic material from plants, animals and other organisms in provider countries.
- The sharing of the benefits which result from the use of genetic resources (”access and benefit sharing”) by allowing the countries that provide these materials to obtain benefits in a balanced and fair way.
SMEs used the lockdown period to develop new ideas – an insight into an initiative of the IPI during the coronavirus crisis
08.06.2020 | Patents
More support for innovative SMEs and start-ups – assisted patent searches at a reduced fee until the end of 2020
Better international protection for Swiss geographical indications
08.11.2019 | Event
Symposium on Creative Approaches to Improving Access to Medicines Globally
Roundtable on the protection of computer-implemented inventions