L&S Webinar: Creating Value from Bio resources - Understanding and Navigating the National Biodiversity Act

06 七月 2020 | 04:00 pm – 05:30 pm

Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan, Attorneys is participating as knowledge partner in a webinar being organized by TechEx.in and IPFACE at Venture Center.

This webinar intends to highlight,

  • overview of the regulatory regime under the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 (“BDA”) and the Rules framed there under.
  • important provisions and approval requirements under the statute.
  • the scope and ambit of BDA.
  • approval process for bioresearches used in patent applications. (This is a confluence of Patent law and Biodiversity Act and stakeholders need to navigate this to get approval before the grant of the patent.)
  • exemption for food crops under ITPGR&FA.
  • roles and responsibilities of the National Biodiversity Authority and the State Biodiversity Authorities as provided under BDA.
  • Access and Benefit Sharing aspect as encompassed by BDA and the Guidelines issued in respect of the same.


    Malathi Lakshmikumaran, Executive Director, L&S