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Users of genetic resources (8)


07 Jun 2023
ABSCH Q&A Webinar - ABSCH for Users of Genetic Resources

27 June 2023, 9:00 AM EST

17 Feb 2022
For the ABS permit, should I apply to the provider country or the country where the genetic resources are being utilized?

In principle an ABS permit is granted by the country where the genetic resources are accessed as evi

17 Feb 2022
Accessing GR in a country that is not Party to the Protocol? What are my obligations?

Regardless of whether a country is a Party to the Nagoya Protocol, users of genetic resources must comply with national ABS requirements.

19 Feb 2019
Do I need to acquire an IRCC before I patent a product based on a genetic resource from a country that is not a Party to the Nagoya Protocol?

Regardless of whether a country is a Party to the Nagoya Protocol or not, countries have sovereign r

10 Oct 2018
Who is the ABS Clearing-House for?

Parties and Non-PartiesBy publishing national information on the ABS Clearing-House, Parties to the

06 Jul 2018
If a country is not a Party to the Nagoya Protocol, does this mean we do not need to comply with the Nagoya Protocol in accessing their resources?

Although a country may not be Party to the Nagoya Protocol, they may have relevant domestic laws in

06 Jul 2018
What if I am accessing resources that have already been commercialized, or from a collection (ex-situ)?

The Nagoya Protocol is flexible regarding the process for granting prior informed consent and for es