The Patents Act 1977 (as amended)

Schedule A1 (section 60(5)(g)): Derogation from patent protections in respect of biotechnological inventions; Information to be supplied by seed processor

Information to be supplied by seed processor

6.-(1) On the request of a relevant rights holder, a seed processor shall supply the following information -

(a) the name and address of the seed processor;

(b) the address of the seed processor’s principal place of business; and

(c) whether the seed processor has processed seed of a species specified in paragraph 2 above.

(2) If the seed processor has processed seed of a species specified in paragraph 2 above he shall also supply the following information with the information referred to in sub-paragraph (1) -

(a) the name and address of the person for whom the processing was carried out;

(b) the amount of seed resulting from the processing;

(c) the date processing commenced;

(d) the date processing was completed;

(e) the place where processing was carried out.