Standing Committee

Community Patent

Brevet communautaire


Q87 Status: Dissolved
  • Main Task:

    To monitor and advise on the development of the Community Patent Legislation and its implementation.
    To study and advise on proposed amendments, rules and regulations concer the Community Patent.
    To formulate, and with the approval of the Bureau to submit and represent AIPPI´s standpoint at EU Meetings.

  • Monitoring:

    To monitor in addition:
    – activities related to the EU Community Patent
    – developments of general interest in the field

  • 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:
    – all related EU documentation
    – other documents of general interest on the subject

  • 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:

    Matters related with the European Patent Convention are to be coordinated with Q137.
    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.

  • Chairman: Dieter Stauder (France)
  • Co-Chairman: Marc Chomé (Belgium)
  • Secretary: Christopher J. W. Everitt (Great Britain)
  • Member: Edward Armitage (Great Britain)
  • Member: Jorge Cruz (Portugal)
  • Member: Privat Vigand (France)