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Study Committee

Requirements for protection of designs

Conditions pour la protection des dessins et modèles

Voraussetzungen für den Schutz von Designs

Requisitos para la protección de los diseños

Status: Active Meeting:
  • Main Task:

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

Members:
  • Chair: Christopher CARANI (United States of America)
  • Co-Chair: Hiromichi AOKI (Japan)
  • Co-Chair: Sara ASHBY (United Kingdom)
  • Secretary: Johanna LILJA (Finland)
Reporters:
  • Deputy Reporter General: Anne Marie VERSCHUUR

Study Committee

Security Interests over Intellectual Property

Sûretés sur les droits de propriété intellectuelle

Sicherungsrechte an Rechten des Geistigen Eigentums

Garantías reales sobre los derechos de la Propiedad Industrial e intelectual

Status: Active Meeting:
  • Main Task:

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

Members:
  • Chair: Marc RICHARDS (United States of America)
  • Co-Chair: Christian GASSAUER-FLEISSNER (Austria)
  • Co-Chair: Michela MAGGI (Italy)
  • Secretary: Erik FICKS (Sweden)
Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Ralph NACK

Standing Committee

Standards and Patents

Normes et Brevets

Standards und Patente

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy, regulatory and legal frameworks relating to standards and patents, including:
    – Developments in various standard setting organizations
    – Developments in case law and regulations in various jurisdictions;
    – Antitrust law developments in various jurisdictions.

    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 Field1.

    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 with the approval of, or upon request by the Bureau.

    With the approval of, or upon request by the Bureau, submit, represent, or instruct other AIPPI representatives, as to AIPPI’s position in the Field in relevant fora, including meetings of WIPO, WTO and other meetings of GOs and NGOs.

  • Documentation:
  • Required coordination with other committees:

    No

Members:
  • Chair: Gertjan KUIPERS (Netherlands)
  • Co-Chair: Pauline DEBRé (France)
  • Secretary: Calvin PARK (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Alma ALVAREZ Y DELUCIO (Mexico)
  • Member: Jesus ARRIBAS GARCIA (Spain)
  • Member: Monica BARONE (United States of America)
  • Member: John BRUNNER (United Kingdom)
  • Member: Khristine C. DY (Philippines)
  • Member: Martin FäHNDRICH (Germany)
  • Member: Jeffrey GLUCK (United States of America)
  • Member: Louis-Pierre GRAVELLE (Canada)
  • Member: Clemens-August HEUSCH (Germany)
  • Member: Per JOSEFSON (Sweden)
  • Member: Michela MAGGI (Italy)
  • Member: Márcio MERKL (Brazil)
  • Member: Andrea MITTLER (Italy)
  • Member: Kiyoko NAKAOKA (Japan)
  • Member: Elisabeth OPIE (Australia)
  • Member: P.l. REESKAMP (Netherlands)
  • Member: Ignacio SANCHEZ ECHAGüE (Argentina)
  • Member: Christopher M. SCHERER (United States of America)
  • Member: Ekrem SOYLU (Turkey)
  • Member: Svetlana STADLER (Israel)
  • Member: Hawthorne SUH (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Masatsugu SUZUKI (Japan)
  • Member: Peter TRELOAR (Australia)
  • Member: Stephane TRONCHON (France)
  • Member: Taliah WALKLETT (United Kingdom)
  • Member: Maohua WANG (China)
  • Member: Johanna WRIGHT (Sweden)
Reporters:
  • Deputy Reporter General: Jonathan P. OSHA

Standing Committee

Trade Secrets

Secrets d’affaires

Geschäftsgeheimnisse

Status: Active
  • Scope of Work:

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

    • Regional, national, and local laws and court decisions relating to protection of trade secrets
    • Definition of trade secrets and requirements for protection thereof
    • Remedies for theft or disclosure of trade secrets

     

    (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 which the Bureau receives directly.

  • Documentation:
Members:
  • Member: Merve Bihter AKICI (Turkey)
  • Member: James J. AQUILINA (United States of America)
  • Member: Yves BIZOLLON (France)
  • Member: Nicolaj BORDING (Denmark)
  • Member: Hector E. CHAGOYA C. (Mexico)
  • Member: Thomas CUCHE (France)
  • Member: Lorenza FERRARI HOFER (Switzerland)
  • Member: Anita GILLIOR (Sweden)
  • Member: Miki GOTO (Japan)
  • Member: Won-Kee JUNG (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Dominique KAESMACHER (Belgium)
  • Member: Esa KORKEAMäKI (Finland)
  • Member: Yulan KUO (Independent members)
  • Member: Linda LECOMTE (United States of America)
  • Member: Mary-Rose MCGUIRE (Germany)
  • Member: Junko MUKOYAMA (Japan)
  • Member: Vitor PALMELA FIDALGO (Portugal)
  • Member: Caterina PASCHI (Italy)
  • Member: Sture RYGAARD (Denmark)
  • Member: Vilhelm SCHRöDER (Finland)
  • Member: Loek STEFFANIE (Netherlands)
  • Member: Justyna TOKARZEWSKA (Poland)
  • Member: Annsley WARD (United Kingdom)
  • Member: Ludwig von ZUMBUSCH (Germany)
Reporters:
  • First Deputy Reporter General: Jonathan P. OSHA

Standing Committee

Trademarks

Marques

Marken

  • Scope of Work:

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

    •    review of policy initiatives and proposed legislative changes;

    •    review of judicial decisions;

    •    monitoring of the trademark related agenda and work of (1) WIPO, (2) OHIM and (3) other organisations with a focus on (among other things) trademarks,

    •    monitoring ICANN developments and other domain name related issues as they relate to trademarks

    but excluding:

    •    geographical indications.

    (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:

    No

Members:
  • Chair: Eléonore GASPAR (France)
  • Co-Chair: Alexander VON MüHLENDAHL (Germany)
  • Secretary: Elena MOLINA LóPEZ (Spain)
  • Member: Abdurrahim AYAZ (Turkey)
  • Member: Murat BASMACI (Turkey)
  • Member: Torsten BETTINGER (Germany)
  • Member: Loreto BRESKY (Chile)
  • Member: Tobias COHEN JEHORAM (Netherlands)
  • Member: Cesare GALLI (Italy)
  • Member: Sheldon H. KLEIN (United States of America)
  • Member: Eduardo KLEINBERG (Mexico)
  • Member: Bartosz KRAKOWIAK (Poland)
  • Member: S. Yong LEE (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Jorge LLEVAT VALLESPINOSA (Spain)
  • Member: Alana LONG (Australia)
  • Member: Mark METZELING (Australia)
  • Member: Elena MILLER (Bulgaria)
  • Member: Anastasia MINDRUL (Ukraine)
  • Member: Masako NISHIMURA (Japan)
  • Member: Chihiro ONISHI (Japan)
  • Member: Avi ORDO (Israel)
  • Member: Dennis S PRAHL (United States of America)
  • Member: Graciela Claudia PéREZ DE INZAURRAGA (Argentina)
  • Member: Aleli Angela G. QUIRINO (Philippines)
  • Member: Michael REINLE (Switzerland)
  • Member: Joaquin SAYOC (Philippines)
  • Member: Lena SHEN (China)
  • Member: Elisabeth SIEMSEN DO AMARAL (Brazil)
  • Member: Stoyan SIRAKOV (Bulgaria)
  • Member: Shane SMYTH (Ireland)
  • Member: Howard Peter TEFF (Israel)
  • Member: Stefano VATTI (Italy)
  • Member: Jan Montagu VLECK (United Kingdom)
  • Member: Denis VOEVODIN (Russian Federation)
  • Member: Marieke WESTGEEST (Netherlands)
  • Member: Peter WIDMER (Switzerland)
Reporters:
  • Deputy Reporter General: Anne Marie VERSCHUUR

Standing Committee

TRIPS

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy and legal frameworks relating to the WTO/TRIPS Agreement and its implementation, including:

    · study of, and advice to the Bureau and AIPPI members on, proposed amendments of or additions
    to the TRIPS Agreement
    · monitoring international developments which impact on the WTO position/negotiations on TRIPS
    · monitoring activities of other international and regional bodies (GOs and NGOs) in relation to WTO/TRIPS

    (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 the Bureau key documents relevant to the Fieldi, including:
    · WTO/TRIPS documentation
    · other documents of general interest on TRIPS 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:

    Standing Committee on IP and Genetic Resources / Traditional Knowledge
    Standing Committee on Geographical Indications

Members:
  • Chair: Catherine MATEU (France)
  • Co-Chair: Manoj MENDA (India)
  • Co-Chair: Gustavo Starling LEONARDOS (Brazil)
  • Secretary: Melanie JOSE (Finland)
  • Member: Russell A. BAGNALL (South Africa)
  • Member: Daniele DE ANGELIS (Italy)
  • Member: Lorenza FERRARI HOFER (Switzerland)
  • Member: Ivan T. HJERTMAN (Sweden)
  • Member: Kelly HYNDMAN (United States of America)
  • Member: Jussi KARTTUNEN (Finland)
  • Member: Takeshi KOMATANI (Japan)
  • Member: Irina G. OZOLINA (Russian Federation)
  • Member: Iván A. POLI (Argentina)
  • Member: Luca RINALDI (Italy)
  • Member: Warwick ROTHNIE (Australia)
  • Member: Michael B. STEWART (United States of America)
  • Member: Susan VILLANUEVA (Philippines)
  • Member: Shaohui YUAN (China)
Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Yusuke INUI

Standing Committee, Study Committee

Unitary Patent / Unified Patent Court

Brevet unitaire / Juridiction unifiée des brevets

Einheitliches Patent / einheitliches Patentgericht

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy, regulatory and legal frameworks relating to the Unified Patents Court and Unitary Patent, including the UPC Preparatory Committee and the Select Committees of the EPO responsible for the Unitary Patent.

    (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 issued from the European Commission, Preparatory Committee and EPO.

    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::

    Standing Committee on Standards and Patents
    Standing Committee on ADR
    Standing Committee on Patents

Members:
  • Chair: Thierry CALAME (Switzerland)
  • Co-Chair: Christof AUGENSTEIN (Germany)
  • Co-Chair: Annsley WARD (United Kingdom)
  • Secretary: M.g.r. VAN GARDINGEN (Netherlands)
  • Member: Rainer BEETZ (Austria)
  • Member: Hélène CORRET (France)
  • Member: Jacqueline M. DASPIT (United States of America)
  • Member: Gualtiero Luca DRAGOTTI (Italy)
  • Member: Andrés ESTEVA WURTS (Mexico)
  • Member: Kim FINNILä (Finland)
  • Member: Örjan GRUNDéN (Sweden)
  • Member: Michal HAVLIK (Czech Republic)
  • Member: Lori-Ann JOHNSON (United States of America)
  • Member: Alan JOHNSON (United Kingdom)
  • Member: Louise JONSHAMMAR (Sweden)
  • Member: Seong-ki KIM (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Kaoru KURODA (Japan)
  • Member: Jochen PAGENBERG (Germany)
  • Member: Diego PALLINI GERVASI (Italy)
  • Member: John B. PEGRAM (United States of America)
  • Member: J.C.Sebastian PINCKAERS (Netherlands)
  • Member: Peter-Ulrik PLESNER (Denmark)
  • Member: Cornelis (Kees) SCHüLLER (Switzerland)
  • Member: Thierry SUEUR (France)
  • Member: József TáLAS (Hungary)
Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Ari LAAKKONEN

Statutory Committee

Venue Selection Committee

Status: Active
    Members:
    • Chair: Thierry SUEUR (France)
    • Members: Isabelle CHABOT (Canada)
    • Members: John CARSON (United States of America)
    • Members: Ekin DERICIOGLU KURT (Turkey)
    • Members: Shoichi OKUYAMA (Japan)
    • Ex-Officio Member: Sarah MATHESON (Australia)
    • Ex-Officio Member: Laurent THIBON (France)
    • Ex-Officio Member: Cinzia PETRUZZELLO (Administrative Account)
    • Member: Peter FRANKE (Australia)