Committees

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Committee Type


Study Committee

Joint liability for IP infringement

Co-responsabilité pour contrefaçon de droits de PI

Gemeinschaftliche Haftung für Schutzrechtsverletzungen

Responsabilidad solidaria por infracciones de derechos de propiedad industrial e intelectual

Status: Active Meeting:
    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

    Statutory Committee

    Membership Committee

    Status: Active
      Members:
      • Chair: Regina QUEK (Singapore)
      • Member: Minna AALTO-SETäLä (Finland)
      • Member: Ahmed M.G. ABOU ALI (Egypt)
      • Member: Raffaella ARISTA (Italy)
      • Member: Anna AUTó (Spain)
      • Member: Rodrigo S. BONAN DE AGUIAR (Brazil)
      • Member: Deborah D. CAMARGO MARIANO (Brazil)
      • Member: Pauline DEBRé (France)
      • Member: Wilfrido FERNANDEZ (Paraguay)
      • Member: Grant FISHER (Australia)
      • Member: Kristian FREDRIKSON (Sweden)
      • Member: Yong LI (China)
      • Member: Philip MENDES DA COSTA (Canada)
      • Member: Yuzuru OKABE (Japan)
      • Member: Peter SCHECHTER (United States of America)
      • Member: Justin WATTS (United Kingdom)

      Statutory Committee

      Nominating Committee

      Status: Active
        Members:
        • Chair: Peter PAWLOY (Austria)
        • Member: Guillermo CAREY (Chile)
        • Member: Carlo Maria FAGGIONI (Italy)
        • Member: Ian KARET (United Kingdom)
        • Member: Marcell KERESZTY (Hungary)
        • Member: Je-hyun KIM (Republic of Korea)
        • Member: Eduardo KLEINBERG (Mexico)
        • Member: Ann Namyeon KWON (Republic of Korea)
        • Member: Christian LEDERER (Germany)
        • Member: Xiaohong (Heather) LIN (China)
        • Member: Aurélia MARIE (France)
        • Member: J.C.Sebastian PINCKAERS (Netherlands)
        • Member: Petri RINKINEN (Finland)
        • Member: David TADGELL (Australia)
        • Member: Kazuhiko YOSHIDA (Japan)
        • Member: Alicia ÁLVAREZ DE BERKENWALD (Argentina)

        Study Committee

        Partial designs

        Modèles partiels

        Designschutz für Teile eines Erzeugnisses

        Diseños parciales

        Status: Active Meeting:
          Reporters:
          • Assistant Reporters General: Yusuke INUI

          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

          Standing Committee

          Patents

          Brevets

          Patente

          • Scope of Work:

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

            • Statutes, regulations, policies, and examination practices relating to patents in the various jurisdictions, including without limitation:
            • Scope of patentability
            • Determination of claim scope
            • Requirements for sufficiency of disclosure
            • Formal requirements, including formatting and required declarations
            • Inventorship and ownership of patents
            • Determination of infringement, including infringement defences but excluding:

            • Developments relating to the Patent Cooperation Treaty
            • Design 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 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 coordinate with other AIPPI committees as specified below.

          • Documentation:
          • Required coordination with other committees:

            Standing Committee on PCT on Design
            Standing Committee on IP and Internet

          Members:
          • Chair: Koen M.L. BIJVANK (Netherlands)
          • Co-Chair: Alain GALLOCHAT (France)
          • Secretary: Andrew T. MEUNIER (United States of America)
          • Member: Sabine AGé (France)
          • Member: Seong Tahk AHN (Republic of Korea)
          • Member: Maria del Carmen ARANA (Peru)
          • Member: Martín BENSADON (Argentina)
          • Member: Ted CHWU (Independent members)
          • Member: Jan DOMBROWSKI (Germany)
          • Member: Johanna FLYTHSTRöM (Finland)
          • Member: Takashi FUJITA (Japan)
          • Member: Enrico GATTI (Italy)
          • Member: Patricia KOCH MORENO (Spain)
          • Member: Karsten KOENIGER (Germany)
          • Member: Tatjana KUKSHINA (Ukraine)
          • Member: Lamberto LIUZZO (Italy)
          • Member: Philip MENDES DA COSTA (Canada)
          • Member: Rowanie NAKAN (Philippines)
          • Member: Rogelio C. NICANDRO (Philippines)
          • Member: Robert J. O'CONNELL (United States of America)
          • Member: Nevin ONER (Turkey)
          • Member: Gaye RAMAZANOGLU (Turkey)
          • Member: Beat RAUBER (Switzerland)
          • Member: Marc RICHARDS (United States of America)
          • Member: Fraser D. ROWAND (Canada)
          • Member: Sascha SALOMONOWITZ (Austria)
          • Member: Daniel SANCHEZ Y BEJAR (Mexico)
          • Member: Myriam SCHNUR (Israel)
          • Member: Yali SHAO (China)
          • Member: Christopher STOTHERS (United Kingdom)
          • Member: David TADGELL (Australia)
          • Member: João Luis VIANNA (Brazil)
          • Member: Jonas WESTERBERG (Sweden)
          • Member: Neriman Dilek YILDIRIM (Turkey)
          • Member: Nobutaka YOKOTA (Japan)
          Reporters:
          • Deputy Reporter General: John P. Osha

          Standing Committee

          PCT

          • Scope of Work:

            To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy, regulatory* and legal frameworks relating to the PCT, including:

            • monitoring and advising on developments of the PCT;
            • studying and advising on proposed rules and regulations relating to the PCT;
            • monitoring and advising on related WIPO activities; and
            • formulating and, with Bureau approval, submitting and representing AIPPI’s viewpoints at WIPO meetings

            (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 that the Bureau receives directly.

          • Documentation:
          • Required coordination with other committees:

            No

          Members:
          • Chair: Gianfranco DRAGOTTI (Italy)
          • Co-Chair: Noel COURAGE (Canada)
          • Member: Guler AYYILDIZ DAMLA (Turkey)
          • Member: Rafael BELTRAN RIVERA (Mexico)
          • Member: Dietmar HAUG (Germany)
          • Member: Aurelio Ricardo HERNÁNDEZ LEHMANN (Spain)
          • Member: Loren R. HULSE (United States of America)
          • Member: Robin KEULERTZ (Germany)
          • Member: Ae-ra KIM (Republic of Korea)
          • Member: Takashi KOIKE (Japan)
          • Member: Kiyoshi KUZUWA (Japan)
          • Member: Yi LU (China)
          • Member: Dulce Maria MIRANDA NARANJO (Spain)
          • Member: Santiago ORTÚZAR (Chile)
          • Member: Elisabetta PAPA (Italy)
          • Member: Gastón RICHELET (Argentina)
          • Member: Ana Paula SANTOS CELIDôNIO (Brazil)
          • Member: Jakub SIELEWIESIUK (Poland)
          • Member: Andrew SIMPSON (United States of America)
          • Member: Zongliang ZOU (China)
          Reporters:
          • 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

          Standing Committee

          Piracy and Counterfeiting

          Piratage et contrefaçon

          Piraterie und Fälschung

          • Scope of Work:

            To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy regulatory and legal frameworks relating to anti-counterfeiting and piracy, including:

            • 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,

            (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.

            To co‑ordinate with other AIPPI committees as specified below

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

          • Documentation:
          • Required coordination with other committees:

            Standing Committee on Enforcement

          Members:
          • Chair: Manon RIEGER-JANSEN (Netherlands)
          • Co-Chair: Ann-Charlotte SöDERLUND (Sweden)
          • Secretary: Damian G. WASSERBAUER (United States of America)
          • Member: Zeynep Seda ALHAS (Turkey)
          • Member: Géraldine ARBANT (France)
          • Member: Adriana BARRERA (Peru)
          • Member: Hanna-Maija ELO (Finland)
          • Member: Marcin FIJALKOWSKI (Poland)
          • Member: Raimondo GALLI (Italy)
          • Member: Jordi GüELL SERRA (Spain)
          • Member: Bernardo HERRERIAS FRANCO (Mexico)
          • Member: Naresh KILARU (United States of America)
          • Member: Alessandro MASETTI ZANNINI DE CONCINA (Italy)
          • Member: Kiyoshi MURAKI (Japan)
          • Member: Alexandr PAKHARENKO (Ukraine)
          • Member: Vassil PAVLOV (Bulgaria)
          • Member: Christian ROHNER (Switzerland)
          • Member: Ashley W ROUGHTON (United Kingdom)
          • Member: Luigi SANSONE (Independent members)
          • Member: Bienvenido I. SOMERA JR. (Philippines)
          • Member: Kurt STöPETIE (Netherlands)
          • Member: Janina VOOGD (Germany)
          • Member: Shuhua ZHANG (China)
          Reporters:
          • Assistant Reporter General: Yusuke INUI