Directive 98/44/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 1998 on the legal protection of biotechnological inventions
Chapter I - Patentability
Chapter II - Scope of protection
Chapter III - Compulsory cross-licensing
Chapter IV - Deposit, access and re-deposit of a biological material
Chapter V - Final provisions
Text in force at 01-01-2019. The text can be verified at EUR-LEX. Titles of articles have been added for convenience, but are lacking in the official text, IP-PorTal.