Standing Committee

Arbitration of intellectual property disputes between private parties

Arbitrage en matière de litiges concernant la propriété intellectuelle entre personnes de droit privé

Private Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit für Streitigkeiten auf dem Gebiet des geistigen Eigentums

Q106 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To monitor and advise on the development of the WIPO arbitration centre.
    To study and advise on the question of arbitration of Intellectual property disputes between private parties in general and the extent of its acceptance on national levels.
    To formulate, and with the approval of the Bureau to submit and represent AIPPI´s standpoint at WIPO Meetings.

  • Advise Bureau:

    To advise on:
    – developments in the field rendering intervention of AIPPI desirable
    – issues meriting further study
    – instruction to AIPPI Representatives at GO Meetings
    – possibilities of cooperation with other NGOs

  • Documentation:

    Collect and provide the Bureau with:
    – documents of general interest on the subject (the Bureau receives WIPO documents directly)

  • Reporting:

    To provide (in addition to point “Monitoring”):
    – annually 2 months before each international Meeting an account of activities since the last such Meeting (incl. negative Report)
    – within 1 month a written Report on all GO Meetings attended
    – immediately Reports on matters of special interest in the field

  • Special Instructions:

    The Chairman of the Committee shall inform Committee Officers, and in the case of Special Committees the Committee Members, of relevant Committee activities and shall seek, if possible, their advise and cooperation in formulating the Committees views.
    Except as otherwise agreed all Reports, Minutes and other documentation are to be submitted to the General Secretariat.

  • Secretary: Joachim FELDGES (Germany)
  • Chairman: Julian D. M. Lew (Great Britain)
  • Co-Chairman: Tom Arnold (USA)