COMECE welcomes the Judgement of the European Court of Justice (ECJ). In the Case Oliver Brüstle v Greenpeace, the ECJ, in a preliminary ruling, decided that destructive research on human embryo cannot be patented.
Animal protection: not an alternative to animal testing
COMECE Press 07/06/2010
COMECE is deeply concerned by Article 4, paragraph 1 of the draft directive. In order to protect animals, the text to be adopted stipulates that a scientific method or testing strategy, which does not entail the use of living animals, shall be used as an alternative.