Decision 486

Establishing the Common Industrial Property Regime

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Decision by the Andean Community on Trade and Intellectual Property. Outlines a duty to submit an access permit when seeking to patent an invention derived from genetic material acquired in its constituent countries.

Applicable countriesColombia, Peru, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Ecuador
Prior informed consent (PIC)
Access to resources
Legal sanctions
Original publication14 Sep 2000
Entered into force1 Dec 2000
Latest update14 Sep 2000
Available languages
English Decision 486: Establishing the Common Industrial Property Regime
Spanish Decisión N° 486 que establece el Régimen Común sobre Propiedad Industrial
French Décision 486: portant régime commun concernant la propriété industrielle