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.
Second online workshop CIPCO/IPI ‘Legal framework of intellectual property for AI - technical and economic aspects’ on 13 September 2021
Modernising the patent examination procedure
Swiss producers to benefit from better international protection for geographical indications
Swiss Innovation Forum 2020 to be held as an online festival