Standing Committee

Effective protection against unfair competition under Article 10bis Paris Convention of 1883

Protection effective contre la concurrence déloyale selon l´Article 10bis de la Convention de Paris de 1883

Wirksamer Schutz gegen den unlauteren Wettbewerb nach Artikel 10bis Pariser Verbandsübereinkunft von 1883

Q115 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To monitor and advise on the development of protection against unfair competition by .
    To monitor and advise on projects by other international or multinational Government Authorities likely to influence the development of protection by WIPO Treaty.
    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.

  • Chairman: Peter C. Dengate Trush (New Zealand)
  • Co-Chairmen: Milan Horejs (Czech Republic)
  • Co-Chairmen: Gabriel M. Frayne (USA)
  • Secretary: Frauke Henning-Bodewig (Germany)