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38th World Intellectual Property Congress

March 23, 2001 - March 30, 2001

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Start:
March 23, 2001
End:
March 30, 2001
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Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia
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Study Committee

The Need and Possible Means of Implementing the Convention on Biodiversity into Patent Laws

Q159 Status: Dissolved Meeting:

    Study Committee

    Patentability of Business Methods

    Q158 Status: Dissolved Meeting:

      Study Committee

      The Relationship between Technical Standards and Patent Rights

      Q157 Status: Dissolved Meeting:

        Study Committee

        International Exhaustion of Industrial Property Rights

        Q156 Status: Dissolved Meeting:

          Study Committee

          Conflicts between Trademarks and Company and Business Names

          Q155 Status: Dissolved Meeting:

            Standing Committee

            Hague Conference on Private International Law

            Conférence de La Haye de Droit International Privé

            Haager Konferenz betreffend Internationales Privatrecht

            Q153 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
            • Main Task:

              Drafting one or more Resolutions and/or Position Papers containing the position of AIPPI vis-à-vis article 12(4) of the draft Hague Convention on jurisdiction and the recognition and reforcement of foreign judgments in civil and commercial matters.

            • Monitoring:

              - All further pertinent (non-confidential) developments of the work of the official “Special Commission” on this draft-Convention;
              – All related WIPO, EC and other GO, as well as NGO, actions and positions, including the development ot the legislation in

            • Advise to the Bureau:

              Advise the Bureau on the most effective ways to prevent adoption by a Diplomatic Conference of any wording in the Convention opposed by AIPPI, in particular by involving the Groups in the work to be done.

            • Documentation:

              To collect and provide the Bureau with:
              – non-confidential documents of said Special Committee pertaining to article 12(4);
              – all documents of general interest on the subject from whatever reliable source.

            • Reporting:

              Keep the Bureau informed of all work done by Committee Q 153 on a continuous basis.

            • Special Instructions:

              Continuing the amicable personal contacts of the Chairman of Committee Q 153 and his assistant Mr. Sierd J. Schaafsma with the Secretary-General of the Hague Conference, Mr. J.H.A. van Loon

              Obtain official observer-status for AIPPI. On behalf of AIPPI, Mr. Sierd J. Schaafsma attended the Experts Meeting on Intellectual property aspects of the draft Convention, organised by the Hague Conference in Geneva on February 1, 2001.

              Except as otherwise agreed all Reports, Minutes and other documentation are to be submitted to the General Secretariat.

            Members:
            • Co-Chairman: Annette KUR (Germany)
            • Secretary: Pierre-Louis VéRON (France)
            • Member: Fernand DE VISSCHER (Belgium)
            • Member: Marianne LEVIN (Sweden)
            • Chairman: Constant J.J.C. van Nispen (The Netherlands)
            • Member: Andrew Rich (United Kingdom)
            • Member: Samuel Ricketson (Australia)
            • Member: Y
            Reporters:
            • Deputy Reporter General: Dariusz SZLEPER

            Standing Committee

            The Use of Trademarks and other Signs on the Internet

            L'usage des Marques et d'autres Signes sur L'Internet

            Die Benutzung von Marken und anderen Zeichen im Internet

            Q164 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
            • Main Task:

              To survey the progress of work by WIPO on this subject.
              To report to AIPPI about the results of the WIPO discussions.
              To invite AIPPI to express its opinions on the positions adopted by WIPO.
              To inform AIPPI about any other relevant event concerning the Study of this questions.

            Members:
            • Chairman: Annette KUR (Germany)
            • Secretary: Ida E. GJESSING (Norway)
            • Member: Nicola DAGG (United Kingdom)
            • Member: Clark LACKERT (United States of America)
            • Member: Lamberto LIUZZO (Italy)
            • Co-Chairman: Michael Wolnizer (Australia)
            • Member: Francisco Capetillo Traeger (Italy)
            • Member: Adrian

            Committee: The Need and Possible Means of Implementing the Convention on Biodiversity into Patent Laws

            Committee: Patentability of Business Methods

            Committee: The Relationship between Technical Standards and Patent Rights

            Committee: International Exhaustion of Industrial Property Rights

            Committee: Conflicts between Trademarks and Company and Business Names

            Committee: The Need and Possible Means of Implementing the Convention on Biodiversity into Patent Laws

            Committee: Patentability of Business Methods

            Committee: The Relationship between Technical Standards and Patent Rights

            Committee: International Exhaustion of Industrial Property Rights

            Committee: Conflicts between Trademarks and Company and Business Names

            Working Sessions

            Q155 Conflicts between Trademarks and Company and Business Names
            Q156 International Exhaustion of Industrial Property Rights
            Q157 The Relationship between Technical Standards and Patent Rights
            Q158 Patentability of Business Methods
            Q159 The Need and Possible Means of Implementing the Convention on Biodiversity into Patent Laws


            Extraordinary Sessions (Resolutions only)

            Q109 PCT – Patent Cooperation Treaty
            Q114 Biotechnology (including Plant Varieties)
            Q153 The Hague Conference on Private International Law
            Q164 The Use of Trademarks and other Signs on the Internet
            Q165 Optional Protocol to the EPC with regard to Litigation concerning European Patents


            Workshops

            WS I Clinical Trials and Protection of Data Relating to Pharmaceutical and Agricultural Chemical Products Approval
            WS II Use of Trademarks and Other Signs on the Internet
            WS III Strategies in Domain Name Protection
            WS IV New Developments in the Application of TRIPS (WTO)
            WS V Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (and Applicable Law) relating to the Validity and Infringement of Industrial Property Rights
            WS VI Product-by-Process Patent Claims – Requirements for their Allowability and Scope of Protection
            WS VII Strategies in Global Patent Litigation