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2001 AIPPI World Congress – Melbourne

May 24, 1998 - May 29, 1998

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Start:
May 24, 1998
End:
May 29, 1998
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Venue

Rio
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Study Committee

Enforcement of intellectual property rights TRIPS

Exercice des droits de propriété intellectuelle TRIPS

Durchsetzung von Rechten des geistigen Eigentums TRIPS

Q134 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare, monitor and handle the question placed on the agenda of the Congress in Rio de Janeiro 1998.
    To follow and monitor the development of the enforcement of intellectual property rights under TRIPS.
    To follow and monitor international projects for the improvement and harmonisation of effective enforcement (including WIPO).
    To formulate and with the approval of the Bureau to submit and to represent AIPPI’s standpoint at WTO and other GO Meetings.

  • Monitoring:

    To monitor in addition:
    the development of national standards of enforceability of intellectual property rights

  • Advise to the Bureau:

    To advise on:
    – preparation of Working Guidelines
    – Summary Report, Draft Resolution
    – 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 WTO, EU and other international GO documentation on the subject (the Bureau receives WIPO documents directly)
    – national documentation of parti

  • 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:

    WTO related activities shall be coordinated with Q 94.
    WTO related matters concerning custom seizure shall be coordinated with Q 122.
    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:
  • Chairman: Joan CLARK, Q.C. (Canada)
  • Co-Chairman: Geoffroy GAULTIER (France)
  • Secretary: Pierre-Louis VéRON (France)
  • Member: Peter CHROCZIEL (Germany)
  • Member: Luiz Henrique DO AMARAL (Brazil)
  • Member: Willem HOYNG (Netherlands)
  • Member: Thomas W. REIMANN (Germany)

Study Committee

Unfair competition – comparative advertising

Concurrence déloyale - publicité comparative

Unlauterer Wettbewerb - vergleichende Werbung

Q140 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare, monitor and handle the question placed on the agenda of the Congress in Rio de Janeiro 1998.
    To follow and monitor the development of the international protection against unfair competition by comparative advertising at WIPO, EU and other international Government Organisations.
    To formulate and with the approval of the Bureau to submit and to represent AIPPI’s standpoint at WIPO and other international GO Meetings.

  • Monitoring:

    To monitor in addition:
    – the development of international legislation and harmonisation projects, including WIPO, WTO and EU in cooperation with Q 115
    – multinational legislation and ot

  • Advise to the Bureau:

    To advise on:
    – preparation of Working Guidelines
    – Summary Report, Draft Resolution
    – 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 international GO documentation on the subject (the Bureau receives WIPO documents directly)
    – national documentation of particular

  • 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:

    Coordinate activities with Q 115.
    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: Trevor COOK (United Kingdom)
  • Co-Chairmen: José Antonio B. L. FARIA CORREA (Brazil)
  • Chairman: Dr. Gerd F. Kunze (Switzerland)
  • Co-Chairmen: Bernard Francq (Belgium)
  • Co-Chairmen: Ian G. Betts (Australia)
  • Secretary: Frauke Henning-Bodewig (Germa

Study Committee

The role and function of experts in patent disputes

Le rôle et la fonction des experts dans les litiges de brevets

Rolle und Funktion von Experten in Patentstreitigkeiten

Q136 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare, monitor and handle the question placed on the agenda of the Congress in Rio de Janeiro 1998.
    To monitor national legislation and jurisprudence of general interest on the subject.
    To formulate and with the approval of the Bureau to submit and to represent AIPPI’s standpoint at GO Meetings.

  • Monitoring:

    To monitor in addition:
    – efforts to harmonise internationally the role and function of Experts in patent disputes (if any)
    – national legislation and jurisprudence of general interest on the subject

  • Advise to the Bureau:

    To advise on:
    – preparation of Working Guidelines
    – Summary Report, Draft Resolution
    – 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:
    – documentation of international GO´s (the Bureau receives WIPO documents directly)
    – national documentation of particular 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:

    WIPO related matters are to be coordinated with Q89.
    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: Richard JARVIS (Australia)
  • Secretary: Peter HEINRICH (Switzerland)
  • Chairman: Tim Burrell (South Africa)
  • Co-Chairmen: Edward G. Fiorito (USA)
  • Co-Chairmen: C.J.J.C. van Nispen (The Netherlands)

Study Committee

Trademarks and Internet domain names

Marques et noms de domaine Internet

Marken und Internet Domain Namen

Q143 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare and handle the question placed on the agenda of the Congress in Rio de Janeiro 1998.
    To follow and monitor the development of the protection of Trademarks and Trade names in connection with Internet domain names in international legislation under the current WIPO project.
    To formulate and with the approval of the Bureau to submit and to represent AIPPI’s standpoint at WIPO and other GO Meetings.

  • Monitoring:

    To monitor in addition:
    – the development of multinational legislation and harmonisation projects of EU and other international GOs
    – multinational legislation and other political measures likely to impair protection
    – major national legislation and ju

  • Advise to the Bureau:

    To advise on:
    – preparation of Working Guidelines
    – Summary Report, Draft Resolution
    – 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 documentation on the subject (the Bureau receives WIPO documents directly)
    – national documentation of particular interest

  • 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:

    WIPO related matters are to be coordinated with Q92.
    An information exchange on intellectual property issues related to information networks should be maintained with Q132 and Q160.
    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-Chairman: Annette KUR (Germany)
  • Chairman: Ian J. Kaufman (USA)
  • Secretary: Benjamin Katekar (Australia)
  • Member: Paul L. Reeshamp (The Netherlands)

Study Committee

Breadth of claims, support by disclosure and scope of protection of patents

Étendue des revendications, support par la description et portée de la protection des brevets

Breite der Ansprüche, Stützung durch Offenbarung und Schutzumfang von Patenten

Q142 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare and handle the question placed on the agenda of the Congress in Rio de Janeiro 1998.
    To follow and monitor the development of legislation and jurisprudence in particular under the European Patent Convention and in major national jurisdictions.
    To cooperate with Q 89 in the field of substantive patent harmonisation by WIPO.
    To formulate and with the approval of the Bureau to submit and to represent AIPPI’s standpoint at EPO and other GO Meetings.

  • Monitoring:

    To monitor in addition:
    – the development of multinational legislation and harmonisation projects, incl. WIPO and EU
    – multinational legislation and other political measures likely to impair protection major national legislation and jurisprudence

  • Advise to the Bureau:

    To advise on:
    – preparation of Working Guidelines Summary Report, Draft Resolution
    – 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 documentation on the subject (the Bureau receives WIPO documents directly)
    – national documentation of particular interest

  • 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:

    EPO related activities are to be coordinated with Q 137.
    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: Bernhard H. GEISSLER (Germany)
  • Co-Chairmen: Yoshio KUMAKURA (Japan)
  • Secretary: Jean-Pierre STENGER (France)
  • Chairman: Christopher P. Tootal (Great Britain)
  • Co-Chairmen: William Brunet (USA)