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New Brazilian Law on Genetic Heritage gives one year to Companies to Report on their past Activities having used Brazilian Genetic Heritage

7 December 2017
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The electronic system for registration of access to genetic heritage or associated traditional knowledge in Brazil- SisGen, was finally launched on 6 November 2017 by the Brazilian National System of Management of Genetic Heritage and Associated Traditional Knowledge.


  • Dr. Thomas Delille
    T +32 2 551 5958
  • Barbara Luvizotto
    T +55 11 2504 4649
  • Paulo de Bessa Antunes
    T +55 21 2127 4226
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