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