01 July 2017 – European Patent Convention: Amended Rules on Patentable biotechnological inventions and Exceptions to patentability

Rules 27 and 28 EPC have been amended according to the EU Commission Notice on certain articles of Directive 98/44/EC on the legal protection of biotechnological inventions by Decision of the Administrative Council of 29 June 2017, that enters into force on 1 July 2017 – the full Decision