Committees

Standing Committee

Restoration of patents and patent application rights which have lapsed because of post filing defaults in meeting time limits

Restitution des droits résultants des brevets et des demandes de brevets, déchus après leur dépôt à cause de délais non respectés

Wiederherstellung von Patenten und Rechten aus Patentanmeldung, die wegen Fristversäumnissen nach der Einreichung der Anmeldung erloschen sind

Q119 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To monitor and advise on efforts to regulate by treaty or to harmonise the requirements for the restitution of patents and patent application rights lapsed because of post filing defaults in meeting time deadlines.
    To monitor and advise on developments on a regional or national level of general interest in the field.
    To formulate, and with the approval of the Bureau to submit and represent AIPPI´s standpoint vis-à-vis the relevant Authorities.

  • 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 EU and other GO´s documentation
    – other 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:

    Matters relating to the harmonisation of patent laws under WIPO projects are to be coordinated with Q 89.
    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.

Members:
  • Co-Chairmen: Michel DE BEAUMONT (France)
  • Co-Chairmen: Eiji KATAYAMA (Japan)
  • Chairman: John J. Chrystal (USA)
  • Secretary: David C. Harrison (Great Britain)