Standing Committee

Patentability under the European Patent Convention

Brevetabilité selon la Convention Européenne des brevets

Patentierbarkeit gemäss der Europäischen Patentübereinkunft

Q89G Status: Dissolved
  • Main Task:

    To study and report until April 1998 on the present status and the desirability of amendments of the rules pertaining to patentability under the European Patent Convention.
    To liaise with Q 89 and Q 137.
    To formulate, and with the approval of the Bureau to submit and represent AIPPI´s standpoint vis-à-vis the European Patent Office.

  • 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:
    – EPO 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:

    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: Jochen PAGENBERG (Germany)
  • Secretary: Akira OKAWA (Japan)
  • Member: Margareta LINDEROTH (Sweden)
  • Co-Chairmen: Hans-Rainer Jaenichen (Germany)
  • Co-Chairmen: Robert J. Seas (USA)
  • Member: Dieter Hepp (Switzerland)
  • Member: Giancarlo Notaro (Italy)
  • Member: Anthony C