Biological Resource Center, NITE (NBRC)

Patent Deposit

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Aside from the distribution of biological resources, patent depositary is also an important task for a biological resource center (BRC) to protect intellectual properties of individuals. This has been commonly practiced in overseas BRCs such as ATCC and DSMZ.

NPMD & IPOD

Biological Resource Center, NITE (NBRC) has 2 Patent Microorganisms Depositaries : NITE Patent Microorganisms Depositary (NPMD) and International Patent Organisms Depositary (IPOD), NITE.

Both Depositaries are authorized institutions under the Budapest Treaty and the Japanese Patent Act to accept, preserve and furnish the microorganisms used in patent applications.

Both Depositaries start the deposit and furnishing services based on the bilateral recognition between Japan and Taiwan from June 18, 2015.

NITE Patent Microorganisms Depositary (NPMD)

If you want to deposit microorganisms listed in the following table,
and if you want to furnish samples of accession number 'NITE BP-*****' or 'NITE P-*****' ,
please see NPMD page.

NPMD
Bacteria Actinomycetes Archaea Yeasts Fungi
Plasmids
(in host or not in host)
Bacteriophages
(in host or not in host)
Animal Cell Embryos

International Patent Organisms Depositary (IPOD), NITE

If you want to deposit microorganisms listed in the following table,
and if you want to furnish samples of accession number 'FERM BP-*****' or 'FERM P-*****' ,
please see IPOD, NITE page.

IPOD
Plant Cell Algae Protozoa Seeds

Contact us

 NITE Patent Microorganisms Depositary (NPMD),  Biological Resource Center,  National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
Phone number:+81-0438-20-5580
Fax number:+81-0438-20-5581
Address:#122, 2-5-8 Kazusakamatari, Kisarazu-shi, Chiba 292-0818, Japan MAP
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