Committees

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Committee Type


Study Committee

Patentability of computer implemented inventions

Status: Active Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare a draft Resolution to be presented at the AIPPI Congress 2017, Sydney, October 2017.

Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Ralph NACK

Study Committee

Protection of graphical user interfaces

Status: Active Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare a draft Resolution to be presented at the AIPPI Congress 2017, Sydney, October 2017.

Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Yusuke INUI

Study Committee

Quantification of monetary relief

Status: Active Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare a draft Resolution to be presented at the AIPPI Congress 2017, Sydney, October 2017.

Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Ari LAAKKONEN

Study Committee

Bad faith trademarks

Status: Active Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare a draft Resolution to be presented at the AIPPI Congress 2017, Sydney, October 2017.

Reporters:
  • Second Deputy Reporter General: Anne Marie VERSCHUUR

Standing Committee

IP Office Practice & Procedures

Pratique et procédures des Offices PI

Praxis und Verfahren von IP-Ämtern

Status: Active
  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy and procedural developments relating to IP Office Practice & Procedures including:

    • IP office procedures and guidelines for examination and registration of IP rights
    • Procedural best practices
    • Quality initiatives and pilot programs
    • Inter-office cooperative programs and procedural harmonization
    • Stakeholder and user feedback

    (the Field).

    To advise the Bureau of:

    • developments in the Field meriting an AIPPI position, including any further study or analysis necessary or desirable to determine an AIPPI position;
    • possible avenues for cooperation with GOs and other NGOs in the Field.

    To identify, select and provide to the Bureau key documentation relevant to the Field[1].

    To serve as a resource for AIPPI when positions relevant to the Field are conveyed by AIPPI, including, in the absence of an existing AIPPI position, to formulate a position if requested by the Bureau.

    To disseminate information relevant to the Field to AIPPI membership and, where appropriate, to solicit input from AIPPI membership.

    At the request of the Bureau, to submit or represent, or instruct other AIPPI representatives, as to AIPPI’s position in international fora, including meetings of WIPO, WTO and other meetings of GOs and NGOs.

    [1] Other than WIPO documents which the Bureau receives directly.

  • Documentation:
Members:
  • Chair: Marina CUNNINGHAM (United States of America)
  • Chair: Marieke WESTGEEST (Netherlands)
  • Co-Chair: Gang HU (China)
  • Co-Chair: Néstor COROMINAS MACIAS (Spain)
  • Member: Jacopo DE BENEDETTI (Italy)
  • Member: Xiaoling DUAN (China)
  • Member: Christian DURÁN (Spain)
  • Member: Tamara ELMORE (Netherlands)
  • Member: Alain GALLOCHAT (France)
  • Member: Valeri A. GUERMAN (Russian Federation)
  • Member: Ozlem GUNGOR (Turkey)
  • Member: Karri LESKINEN (Finland)
  • Member: Aurélia MARIE (France)
  • Member: Andre MEYER (Australia)
  • Member: Marcin OZOG (Poland)
  • Member: Tiago REIS NOBRE (Portugal)
  • Member: Markus RIECK (Germany)
  • Member: Maria Vianey ROMO DE VIVAR GUTIERREZ (Mexico)
  • Member: Saleit SHAHAR (Israel)
  • Member: Kwan-Ho SHIN (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Shinichi UEDA (Japan)
Reporters:
  • First Deputy Reporter General: Jonathan P. OSHA

Standing Committee

Trade Secrets

Secrets d’affaires

Geschäftsgeheimnisse

Status: Active
  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy and legal frameworks relating to Trade Secrets including:

    • Regional, national, and local laws and court decisions relating to protection of trade secrets
    • Definition of trade secrets and requirements for protection thereof
    • Remedies for theft or disclosure of trade secrets

     

    (the Field)

    To advise the Bureau of:

    • developments in the Field meriting an AIPPI position, including any further study or analysis necessary or desirable to determine an AIPPI position;
    • possible avenues for cooperation with GOs and other NGOs in the Field.

    To identify, select and provide to the Bureau key documentation relevant to the Field[1].

    To serve as a resource for AIPPI when positions relevant to the Field are conveyed by AIPPI, including, in the absence of an existing AIPPI position, to formulate a position if requested by the Bureau.

    At the request of the Bureau, submit or represent, or instruct other AIPPI representatives, as to AIPPI’s position in international fora, including meetings of WIPO, WTO and other meetings of GOs and NGOs.

    [1] Other than WIPO documents which the Bureau receives directly.

  • Documentation:
Members:
  • Chair: Sture RYGAARD (Denmark)
  • Co-Chair: Miki GOTO (Japan)
  • Co-Chair: Linda LECOMTE (United States of America)
  • Member: Merve Bihter AKICI (Turkey)
  • Member: James J. AQUILINA (United States of America)
  • Member: Yves BIZOLLON (France)
  • Member: Nicolaj BORDING (Denmark)
  • Member: Hector E. CHAGOYA C. (Mexico)
  • Member: Thomas CUCHE (France)
  • Member: Lorenza FERRARI HOFER (Switzerland)
  • Member: Anita GILLIOR (Sweden)
  • Member: Won-Kee JUNG (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Dominique KAESMACHER (Belgium)
  • Member: Esa KORKEAMäKI (Finland)
  • Member: Yulan KUO (Independent members)
  • Member: Mary-Rose MCGUIRE (Germany)
  • Member: Junko MUKOYAMA (Japan)
  • Member: Vitor PALMELA FIDALGO (Portugal)
  • Member: Caterina PASCHI (Italy)
  • Member: Vilhelm SCHRöDER (Finland)
  • Member: Loek STEFFANIE (Netherlands)
  • Member: Justyna TOKARZEWSKA (Poland)
  • Member: Annsley WARD (United Kingdom)
  • Member: Ludwig von ZUMBUSCH (Germany)
Reporters:
  • First Deputy Reporter General: Jonathan P. OSHA

Standing Committee

Pharma and Biotechnology

Pharma et biotechnologie

Pharma und Biotechnologie

  • Sub-Committee:
  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy,
    regulatory and legal frameworks relating to intellectual property protection for:

    •        pharmaceutical products and processes;

    •        diagnostic products;

    •        medical devices; and

    •        biotechnology  (including plant varieties) and biological products , including:

    •        policy initiatives, and proposed regulatory and legislative changes at national and regional levels;

    •        legislation, and regulatory and judicial decisions at national and regional levels; and

    •        the scope of protection under international instruments, eg TRIPs, the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) Convention and the European Patent Convention, but excluding:

    •        the scope of work of the Standing Committee on IP and genetic resources / traditional knowledge; and

    •        medical devices, other than to the extent this committee may be able to provide expert input should that subject matter be considered within the scope of work of the Standing Committee on Patents,

    (the Field).

    To advise the Bureau of:

    •    developments in the Field meriting an AIPPI position, including any further study or analysis necessary or desirable to determine an AIPPI position;

    •    possible avenues for cooperation with other NGOs in the Field.

    To identify, select and provide to the Bureau key documentation relevant to the Field, including documentation of InterPat and other NGOs in the Field, and documentation of UPOV, and national and regional Patent Offices.

    To serve as a resource for AIPPI when positions relevant to the Field are conveyed by AIPPI including, in the absence of an existing AIPPI position, to formulate a position, if requested by the Bureau.

    At the request of the Bureau, submit or represent, or instruct other AIPPI representatives, as to AIPPI’s position in international fora, including meetings of WIPO, WTO and other meetings of GOs and NGOs.

    To co-ordinate with other AIPPI committees as specified below.

  • Documentation:
  • Required coordination with other committees:

    Standing Committee on Patents (for matters relevant to the Field or where the Field may be relevant to the work of the Standing Committee on Patents)
    Standing Committee on Trademarks (for matters relevant to the Field)

Members:
  • Chair: John C. TODARO (United States of America)
  • Co-Chair: Amy FENG (China)
  • Secretary: Duncan RIBBONS (United Kingdom)
  • Member: Orly ALSTER (Israel)
  • Member: Gusztáv BACHER (Hungary)
  • Member: Ezgi BAKLACI (Turkey)
  • Member: Martín BENSADON (Argentina)
  • Member: Cristina BIGGI (Italy)
  • Member: Charles Aaron BOULAKIA (Canada)
  • Member: Hugo CARO (Spain)
  • Member: Hector E. CHAGOYA C. (Mexico)
  • Member: Ma. Sophia Editha C. CRUZ-ABRENICA (Philippines)
  • Member: Magnus DAHLMAN (Sweden)
  • Member: Li FENG (United States of America)
  • Member: Carlos FERNANDEZ DAVILA (Peru)
  • Member: David GILAT (Israel)
  • Member: Sevgi GOKCEK AYGOREN (Turkey)
  • Member: Rana GOSAIN (Brazil)
  • Member: Carolyn HARRIS (Australia)
  • Member: Simon HOLZER (Switzerland)
  • Member: Martin KLOK (Netherlands)
  • Member: Joanna KRAKOWIAK (Poland)
  • Member: Renat KRASNOPEROV (Russian Federation)
  • Member: Andras KUPECZ (Netherlands)
  • Member: Johanna LILJA (Finland)
  • Member: Anja LUNZE (Germany)
  • Member: Ilan MILLER (Israel)
  • Member: Cyra NARGOLWALLA (France)
  • Member: Carlos Reynaldo OLARTE (Colombia)
  • Member: Makoto ONO (Japan)
  • Member: Gaye RAMAZANOGLU (Turkey)
  • Member: Beat RAUBER (Switzerland)
  • Member: Christophe RONSE (Belgium)
  • Member: Nicolas RUIZ VINCENT (Spain)
  • Member: Joseph SCHMITZ (Switzerland)
  • Member: Joseph SNYDER (United States of America)
  • Member: Ran VOGEL (Israel)
Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Ralph NACK

Study Committee

Security Interests over Intellectual Property

Sûretés sur les droits de propriété intellectuelle

Sicherungsrechte an Rechten des Geistigen Eigentums

Garantías reales sobre los derechos de la Propiedad Industrial e intelectual

Status: Active Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare a draft Resolution to be presented at the AIPPI Congress 2016, Milan, September 2016

Members:
  • Chair: Marc RICHARDS (United States of America)
  • Co-Chair: Christian GASSAUER-FLEISSNER (Austria)
  • Co-Chair: Michela MAGGI (Italy)
  • Secretary: Erik FICKS (Sweden)
Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Ralph NACK

Study Committee

Linking and making available on the Internet

Création de liens et mise à disposition sur Internet

Verlinkung und Zugänglichmachung im Internet

La creación de enlaces y la puesta a disposición en Internet

Status: Active Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare a draft Resolution to be presented at the AIPPI Congress 2016, Milan, September 2016

Members:
  • Chair: Brian W. GRAY (Canada)
  • Co-Chair: Justyna TOKARZEWSKA (Poland)
  • Co-Chair: Susanna LEONG (Singapore)
  • Secretary: Martin HEMMER (Netherlands)
Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Yusuke INUI

Study Committee

Requirements for protection of designs

Conditions pour la protection des dessins et modèles

Voraussetzungen für den Schutz von Designs

Requisitos para la protección de los diseños

Status: Active Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare a draft Resolution to be presented at the AIPPI Congress 2016, Milan, September 2016

Members:
  • Chair: Christopher CARANI (United States of America)
  • Co-Chair: Hiromichi AOKI (Japan)
  • Co-Chair: Sara ASHBY (United Kingdom)
  • Secretary: Johanna LILJA (Finland)
Reporters:
  • Deputy Reporter General: Anne Marie VERSCHUUR