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Study Committee

Added matter: the standard for determining adequate support for amendments

Eléments ajoutés : les critères de détermination d’un support suffisant des modifications

Hinzugefügte Gegenstände: Der Beurteilungsmaßstab für hinreichende Stützung von Änderungen

Materia añadida: los criterios para determinar el soporte adecuado de las modificaciones

Status: Active Meeting:
  • Main Task:

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

Standing Committee

ADR

Procédures d´arbitrage et de médiation

ADR

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy, legal frameworks and developments relating to Alternative Dispute Resolution, such as arbitration and mediation, at international, regional and national levels (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.
    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 Enforcement
    Standing Committee on Unitary Patent / Unified Patent Court

Members:
  • Chair: Rafael ATAB DE ARAUJO (Brazil)
  • Co-Chair: Steve BAUER (United States of America)
  • Secretary: Aurélia MARIE (France)
  • Member: Cheryl AGRIS (United States of America)
  • Member: Håkan BORGENHäLL (Sweden)
  • Member: Lorna BRAZELL (United Kingdom)
  • Member: Giovanni CASUCCI (Italy)
  • Member: Jacques DE WERRA (Switzerland)
  • Member: Norma FéLIX (Argentina)
  • Member: Zita HARSáNYI (Hungary)
  • Member: Wendela HåRDEMARK (Sweden)
  • Member: Jonathan MESIANO-CROOKSTON (Canada)
  • Member: Christian Alexander MEYER (Switzerland)
  • Member: Paolina TESTA (Italy)
  • Member: Dilek USTUN EKDIAL (Turkey)
  • Member: Kozo YABE (Japan)
Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Ari LAAKKONEN

Bureau Advisory Committee

Amicus Brief Committee

Q221 Status: Active
  • Scope:

    The Amicus Brief Committee (“ABC”) shall function to facilitate bringing the position of AIPPI International to the attention of national and regional tribunals in appropriate circumstances through the coordination and oversight of filing of amicus briefs. This function shall not extend to commentary on pending bills or legislation. The roles and duties of the ABC shall include the following:

    A. Receive and review requests for amicus briefs;
    B. Identify potential amicus situations and interface with the appropriate NRG(s);
    C. Research existing AIPPI positions as they relate to proposed amicus briefs and consult with Special Committees where appropriate;
    D. Make recommendations to the Bureau RE the advisability and necessity of filing a brief;
    E. Coordinate and oversee the preparation of briefs;
    F. Ensure briefs comply with the requirements set forth in the ABC protocol; and
    G. Report results to the Bureau and coordinate with the Communication Committee to communicate the results to the membership at large.

  • Documentation:

    Protocol Amicus Brief Committee
    Amicus Brief Alice Corp. – CLS Bank

    Intervention at the Supreme Court of Canada, September 16, 2014
    Apotex Inc. and Apotex Pharmachem Inc. AND Sanofi-Aventis and Bristol-Myers Squibb Sanofi Pharmaceutical holding Partnership

    Argentina
    Australia
    Belgium
    Brazil
    China
    CzechRep
    Denmark
    Finland
    France
    Germany
    Greece
    Hungary
    Israel
    Italy
    Japan
    Mexico
    Netherlands
    Poland
    Singapore
    Slovenia
    Sweden
    Switzerland
    Turkey
    United Kingdom
    Ukraine
    USA
    Venezuela

    AIPPI files application for leave to intervene in Plavix appeal before Supreme Court of Canada

    Affidavit (text only)
    Memorandum of Argument
    Notice of Motion

Members:
  • Chair: Jochen BüHLING (Germany)
  • Co-Chair: Yuzuru OKABE (Japan)
  • Secretary: Clare CUNLIFFE (Australia)
  • Member: Michael EDENBOROUGH QC (United Kingdom)
  • Member: James Sheldon HAMILTON (Canada)
  • Member: Christian KRAGELUND (Denmark)
  • Member: Rogelio C. NICANDRO (Philippines)
  • Member: Justyna RASIEWICZ (Poland)
  • Member: Ignacio SANCHEZ ECHAGüE (Argentina)
  • Member: Xinhua WANG (China)
  • Member: Richard Beem (US)
  • Member: Erick Iriarte (PE)
Reporters:
  • Deputy Reporter General: Jonathan P. OSHA

Standing Committee

Biotechnology (Sub-Committee of Pharma and Biotechnology)

Biotechnologie

Biotechnologie

  • 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: Claire BALDOCK (United Kingdom)
  • Co-Chair: Thomas BOUVET (France)
  • Secretary: Peter LUDWIG (United States of America)
  • Member: Andrew BLATTMAN (Australia)
  • Member: Graeme BOOCOCK (Canada)
  • Member: Olga CAPASSO (Italy)
  • Member: Magnus DAHLMAN (Sweden)
  • Member: Garbiel DI BLASI JR. (Brazil)
  • Member: Takashi FUJITA (Japan)
  • Member: Gesheng HUANG (China)
  • Member: Israel JIMENEZ HERNANDEZ (Mexico)
  • Member: Edgar KRIEGER (Germany)
  • Member: Maria del Pilar LOPEZ (CA-Caribbean Regional-Group)
  • Member: Jürgen MEIER (Germany)
  • Member: Yoon S. SHIN (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Min SON (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Hariharan SUBRAMANIAM (India)
Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Ralph NACK

Standing Committee

Client Attorney Privilege

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy, regulatory and legal frameworks relating to “Client Attorney Privilege” (by which is meant any legal process which in effect protects clients from forcible disclosure of communications between clients and their IP advisers in relation to IP professional advice) including

    • identification of shortcomings in respect of Client Attorney Privilege nationally and/or internationally and suggestion of solutions to those shortcomings,
    • review of policy initiatives, and proposed regulatory and legislative changes.
    • review of regulatory and judicial decisions.
    • submission of comments and recommendations to the Bureau reflecting an appropriate balance between the interests of various stakeholders,
    • education of lawmakers, users and the public including industry

    (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.

    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.

  • Documentation:
  • Required coordination with other committees::

    No

Members:
  • Chair: Steven B. GARLAND (Canada)
  • Co-Chair: Wouter PORS (Netherlands)
  • Co-Chair: Shoichi OKUYAMA (Japan)
  • Co-Chair: James TUMBRIDGE (United Kingdom)
  • Secretary: Andri HESS (Switzerland)
  • Member: Ahmed M.G. ABOU ALI (Egypt)
  • Member: Pravin ANAND (India)
  • Member: Justin Chuma ANOSIKE (Nigeria)
  • Member: Russell A. BAGNALL (South Africa)
  • Member: Julie BALLANCE (New Zealand)
  • Member: Fernando BARREDA (Peru)
  • Member: Fernando BARREDA (Peru)
  • Member: Jacques BAUVIR (France)
  • Member: Sung Jai CHOI (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Ejvind CHRISTIANSEN (Denmark)
  • Member: Cita CITRAWINDA NOERHADI (Indonesia)
  • Member: Joao Pereira da CRUZ (Portugal)
  • Member: Pier Luigi DE ANNA (Italy)
  • Member: Luis DE LARRAMENDI (Spain)
  • Member: M.N. Aydin DERIS (Turkey)
  • Member: Peter FRANKE (Australia)
  • Member: David GILAT (Israel)
  • Member: Shalva GVARAMADZE (Georgia)
  • Member: Gunnar Orn HARDARSON (Iceland)
  • Member: Michal HAVLIK (Czech Republic)
  • Member: David W. HILL (United States of America)
  • Member: Tim JACKSON (New Zealand)
  • Member: Marius Jakulis JASON (Lithuania)
  • Member: Morris JOHN (Singapore)
  • Member: Urmas KAULER (Estonia)
  • Member: Yawar Irfan KHAN (Pakistan)
  • Member: Seong-ki KIM (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Olga I. KOUZNETSOVA (Belarus)
  • Member: Dragana LEHOCKI (Serbia)
  • Member: Jeffrey LEWIS (United States of America)
  • Member: (Richard) Yi LI (China)
  • Member: Johanna LILJA (Finland)
  • Member: Margareta LINDEROTH (Sweden)
  • Member: Marja-Leena MANSALA (Finland)
  • Member: Gatis MERZVINSKIS (Latvia)
  • Member: Martin MICHAUS (Mexico)
  • Member: David MUSKER (United Kingdom)
  • Member: María Milagros NEBREDA (Venezuela)
  • Member: Valentina NESHEVA (Bulgaria)
  • Member: Rogelio C. NICANDRO (Philippines)
  • Member: Yuzuru OKABE (Japan)
  • Member: Jorge OTAMENDI (Argentina)
  • Member: Antonina PAKHARENKO-ANDERSON (Ukraine)
  • Member: Helen PAPACONSTANTINOU (Greece)
  • Member: Chew PHYE KEAT (Malaysia)
  • Member: Cristobal PORZIO (Chile)
  • Member: Olga SIRAKOVA (Bulgaria)
  • Member: Shane SMYTH (Ireland)
  • Member: Helmut SONN (Austria)
  • Member: Amund Brede SVENDSEN (Norway)
  • Member: Wojciech TRYBOWSKI (Poland)
  • Member: József TáLAS (Hungary)
  • Member: Chavalit UTTASART (Thailand)
  • Member: Raluca VASILESCU (Romania)
  • Member: Erwin-Detlef VON AHSEN (Germany)
  • Member: Mladen VUKMIR (Croatia)
  • Member: Alexey V. ZALESOV (Russian Federation)
  • Member: CLAUDIA Maria ZERAIK (Brazil)
  • Member: Juan Carolos Suarez (Colombia)
  • Non Member: Rula Nosseir (APPI-MAF)
Reporters:
  • Reporter General: Sarah MATHESON

Standing Committee

Commercialisation of IP

Exploitation des droits sur la propriété intellectuelle

Verwertung von Schutzrechten

Q248 Status: Active
  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy and legal frameworks and provide practical guidelines relating to the commercialisation of intellectual property at national, regional and international levels, including:

    laws, regulations and policy initiatives related to the commercialisation of IP, including without limitation:

    • special regimes for IP
    • tax laws
    • state aid law
    • insolvency laws
    • guidelines by UNCITRAL and UNECEP0F

    legal vehicles to commercialise IP and their advantages/disadvantages, including:

    • spin-offs and start-ups
    • joint ventures/other joint commercialisation vehicles
    • university/academic technology transfer agencies/other IP commercialisation agencies
    • patent pools
    • IP holding entities

    commercialisation procedures and IP management, including:

    • assignment/sale
    • licensing and other rights of use
    • sale and licensing-back
    • IP brokering/auctioning
    • Securitisation of IP, pledging and other forms of security
    • IP auditing, valuation and accounting
    • IP due diligence and best practice

    empirical studies on the effectiveness of the various vehicles and procedures

    special needs of different users, eg SMEs, entrepreneurs but excluding:

    • enforcement of IP rights
    • (F)RAND issues
    • compulsory licensing

    (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, including documents of LESI and IPO.

    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 coordinate with other AIPPI committees as specified below in relation to matters relevant to the Field.

    United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

    Other than WIPO documents which the Bureau receives directly.

  • Documentation:
  • Required coordination with other committees:

    Standing Committee on Copyright
    Standing Committee on Designs
    Standing Committee on Enforcement
    Standing Committee on Patents
    Standing Committee on Standards and Patents
    Standing Committee on Trademarks

Members:
  • Chair: Michael S. CONNOR (United States of America)
  • Co-Chair: Jan Pieter HUSTINX (Netherlands)
  • Secretary: Benny SPIEWAK (Brazil)
  • Member: Iveta BORISOVA (Bulgaria)
  • Member: Eryck CASTILLO ORIVE (Mexico)
  • Member: Trevor COOK (United Kingdom)
  • Member: Johan ENGDAHL (Sweden)
  • Member: Erik FICKS (Sweden)
  • Member: Christian GASSAUER-FLEISSNER (Austria)
  • Member: Juliana GEBARA DE SENE (Brazil)
  • Member: Ehud HAUSMAN (Israel)
  • Member: Sanaz JAVADI (Switzerland)
  • Member: Sun R. KIM (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Pierre KOBEL (Switzerland)
  • Member: Deborah KUCHLER (Australia)
  • Member: (Carissa) Huihui LI (China)
  • Member: Llewellyn L. LLANILLO (Philippines)
  • Member: Junko MUKOYAMA (Japan)
  • Member: Olgac NACAKCI (Turkey)
  • Member: Divina Gracia PEDRON (Philippines)
  • Member: Ms RENEE XAVIER (Singapore)
  • Member: Elena SHAMRINA (Ukraine)
  • Member: Victor SIBER (United States of America)
  • Member: Michal SICIAREK (Poland)
  • Member: Seda YILDIRIM (Turkey)
Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Ralph NACK

Statutory Committee

Communications Committee

Status: Active
    Members:
    • Chair: Matthew SWINN (Australia)
    • Member: France CôTé (Canada)
    • Member: Xiaoling DUAN (China)
    • Member: Erik FICKS (Sweden)
    • Member: Kim FINNILä (Finland)
    • Member: Eléonore GASPAR (France)
    • Member: Bianca Manuela GUTIERREZ (Italy)
    • Member: Bernardo HERRERIAS FRANCO (Mexico)
    • Member: Robert W. SACOFF (United States of America)
    • Member: Ana de SAMPAIO (Portugal)
    • Member: Keisuke SOEDA (Japan)
    • Member: Richard VARY (United Kingdom)
    • Member: Peter WIDMER (Switzerland)

    Standing Committee

    Copyright

    Droit d`auteur

    Urheberrecht

    • Scope of Work:

      To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy and legal frameworks relating to copyrights and related (neighbouring) rights, including:

      • review of policy initiatives and proposed legislative changes;
      • review of judicial decisions;
      • monitoring of the copyright related agenda and work of (1) WIPO and (2) other organisations with a focus on (among other things) copyrights.

      (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.

      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.

      Other than WIPO documents which the Bureau receives directly.

    • Documentation:
    • Required coordination with other committees:

      Standing Committee on Designs

    Members:
    • Chair: Jan Bernd NORDEMANN (Germany)
    • Co-Chair: Sanna WOLK (Sweden)
    • Secretary: Matthias GOTTSCHALK (Switzerland)
    • Member: John CARSON (United States of America)
    • Member: R.D. CHAVANNES (Netherlands)
    • Member: Alessandro Enrico COGO (Italy)
    • Member: Katrina DOBLE (Philippines)
    • Member: Micheline DON (Netherlands)
    • Member: Piotr DYNOWSKI (Poland)
    • Member: Alex Ferdinand FIDER (Philippines)
    • Member: Gill GRASSIE (United Kingdom)
    • Member: Sophie HOLCOMBE (United Kingdom)
    • Member: Kei IIDA (Japan)
    • Member: Eryck IRIARTE (Peru)
    • Member: Diana V. IVANOVA (Belarus)
    • Member: Shiri KASHER-HITIN (Israel)
    • Member: Andriy KRYLOV (Ukraine)
    • Member: Eliza Jane MALLON (Australia)
    • Member: Philip T. MCCABE (New Zealand)
    • Member: Sergio MIRALLES MIRAVET (Spain)
    • Member: Giorgio MONDINI (Italy)
    • Member: Stefan NAUMANN (France)
    • Member: Dale NELSON (United States of America)
    • Member: Andrea RUSH (Canada)
    • Member: Luis C. SCHMIDT RUIZ DEL M. (Mexico)
    • Member: Kevin TOTTIS (United States of America)
    • Member: Attilio José VENTURA GORINI (Brazil)
    • Member: Allen WANG (China)
    • Member: Stefan WIDMARK (Sweden)
    • Member: Thomas WIDMER (Switzerland)
    Reporters:
    • Deputy Reporter General: Anne Marie VERSCHUUR

    Standing Committee

    Designs

    Dessins et Modèles

    Designs und Geschmacksmuster

    • Scope of Work:

      To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy and legal frameworks relating to designs (including design patents), including:

      • review of policy initiatives and proposed legislative changes;
      • review of judicial decisions;
      • monitoring of the design related agenda and work of (1) WIPO, (2) OHIM and (3) other organisations with a focus on (among other things) designs,

      but excluding:

      • utility models (Gebrauchsmuster)

      (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.

      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.

      Other than WIPO documents which the Bureau receives directly.

    • Documentation:
    • Required coordination with other committees:

      Standing Committees on Trademarks

      Standing Committees on Copyright

    Members:
    • Chair: Christopher CARANI (United States of America)
    • Co-Chair: Ruth ALMARAZ PALMERO (Spain)
    • Secretary: Sara ASHBY (United Kingdom)
    • Member: Prof. AVV. MARIO FRANZOSI (Italy)
    • Member: Cristiano BACCHINI (Italy)
    • Member: Curtis B. BEHMANN (Canada)
    • Member: Pina CAMPAGNA (United States of America)
    • Member: Fernand DE VISSCHER (Belgium)
    • Member: Aysu DERICIOGLU EGEMEN (Turkey)
    • Member: Octavio ESPEJO HINOJOSA (Mexico)
    • Member: Lucas Martins GAIARSA (Brazil)
    • Member: Qing GE (China)
    • Member: Arnout GROEN (Netherlands)
    • Member: Michiel HAEGENS (Netherlands)
    • Member: Jens KüNZEL (Germany)
    • Member: Mattias MALMSTEDT (Sweden)
    • Member: Kazuko MATSUO (Japan)
    • Member: Markus MATTILA (Finland)
    • Member: Saulo MURARI CALAZANS (Brazil)
    • Member: Reinhard OERTLI (Switzerland)
    • Member: Iván A. POLI (Argentina)
    • Member: Wayne SLATER (Australia)
    • Member: Simon STRäSSLE (Switzerland)
    • Member: Robert WULFF (Australia)
    • Member: Irmak YALCINER (Turkey)
    Reporters:
    • Deputy Reporter General: Anne Marie VERSCHUUR

    Standing Committee

    Development and Intellectual Property

    Développement et propriété intellectuelle

    Entwicklung und geistiges Eigentum

    • Scope of Work:

      To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy and legal frameworks relating to development and intellectual property related issues, including:

      • monitoring, studying and reporting on work programme and recommendations of WIPO´s Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP) and other relevant bodies of international organisations

      (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, including:

      • all drafts of and all published comments also from other NGOs – on development and intellectual property related issues.

      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:

      No

    Members:
    • Chair: Reinhard OERTLI (Switzerland)
    • Co-Chair: Leticia PROVEDEL (Brazil)
    • Secretary: J. Michael MARTINEZ DE ANDINO (United States of America)
    • Member: Emma CARINO FRANCISCO (Philippines)
    • Member: France CôTé (Canada)
    • Member: Andrea GARCéS AGELL (Spain)
    • Member: Åsa HELLSTADIUS (Sweden)
    • Member: Sapalo, IGNACIO S. (Philippines)
    • Member: Kay KONISHI (Japan)
    • Member: Elisabetta MINA (Italy)
    • Member: Koichi NAKA (Japan)
    • Member: Theresa STADHEIM (United States of America)
    • Member: Heather WATTS (Canada)
    Reporters:
    • Assistant Reporter General: Ari LAAKKONEN