Patentes (incluida la protección de variedades vegetales)
6. Please explain how the principle of the reversal of burden of proof in a process patent litigation, as required by Article 34 of the TRIPS Agreement, is implemented in your legislation. Article 88 of Argentinean Law No. 24.481 on Patent and Utility Models sets 1 January 2000 as the date before which a product cannot be considered as new. Please explain how this provision is compatible with Article 70.2 of the TRIPS Agreement.
See document WT/DS171/3, WT/DS196/4, IP/D/18/Add.1, IP/D/22/Add.1 of 19 June 2002, point 5.