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2008 AIPPI World Congress – Boston

September 6, 2008 - September 11, 2008

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Start:
September 6, 2008
End:
September 11, 2008
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Boston
Boston, United States
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Standing Committee

TRIPS

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy and legal frameworks relating to the WTO/TRIPS Agreement and its implementation, including:

    · study of, and advice to the Bureau and AIPPI members on, proposed amendments of or additions
    to the TRIPS Agreement
    · monitoring international developments which impact on the WTO position/negotiations on TRIPS
    · monitoring activities of other international and regional bodies (GOs and NGOs) in relation to WTO/TRIPS

    (the Field).
    To advise the Bureau of:
    · developments in the Field meriting an AIPPI position, including any further study or analysis necessary or desirable to determine an AIPPI position;
    · possible avenues for cooperation with GOs and other NGOs in the Field.

    To identify, select and provide the Bureau key documents relevant to the Fieldi, including:
    · WTO/TRIPS documentation
    · other documents of general interest on TRIPS related issues

    To serve as a resource for AIPPI when positions relevant to the Field are conveyed by AIPPI, including, in the absence of an existing AIPPI position, to formulate a position if requested by the Bureau.

    At the request of the Bureau, submit or represent, or instruct other AIPPI representatives, as to AIPPI’s position in international fora, including meetings of WIPO, WTO and other meetings of GOs and NGOs.

    To co-ordinate with other AIPPI committees as specified below.

  • Documentation:
  • Required coordination with other committees:

    Standing Committee on IP and Genetic Resources / Traditional Knowledge
    Standing Committee on Geographical Indications

Members:
  • Chair: Catherine MATEU (France)
  • Co-Chair: Manoj MENDA (India)
  • Co-Chair: Gustavo Starling LEONARDOS (Brazil)
  • Secretary: Melanie JOSE (Finland)
  • Member: Russell A. BAGNALL (South Africa)
  • Member: Konrad BECKER (Switzerland)
  • Member: Lorenza FERRARI HOFER (Switzerland)
  • Member: Ivan T. HJERTMAN (Sweden)
  • Member: Kelly HYNDMAN (United States of America)
  • Member: Jussi KARTTUNEN (Finland)
  • Member: Takeshi KOMATANI (Japan)
  • Member: Irina G. OZOLINA (Russian Federation)
  • Member: Iván A. POLI (Argentina)
  • Member: Luca RINALDI (Italy)
  • Member: Michael B. STEWART (United States of America)
  • Member: Susan VILLANUEVA (Philippines)
  • Member: Shaohui YUAN (China)
Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Yusuke INUI

Standing Committee

PCT

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy, regulatory* and legal frameworks relating to the PCT, including:

    • monitoring and advising on developments of the PCT;
    • studying and advising on proposed rules and regulations relating to the PCT;
    • monitoring and advising on related WIPO activities; and
    • formulating and, with Bureau approval, submitting and representing AIPPI’s viewpoints at WIPO meetings

    (the Field).

    To advise the Bureau of:

    • developments in the Field meriting an AIPPI position, including any further study or analysis necessary or desirable to determine an AIPPI position;
    • possible avenues for cooperation with GOs and other NGOs in the Field.

    To identify, select and provide to the Bureau key documentation relevant to the Field[1]

    To serve as a resource for AIPPI when positions relevant to the Field are conveyed by AIPPI, including, in the absence of an existing AIPPI position, to formulate a position if requested by the Bureau.

    At the request of the Bureau, submit or represent, or instruct other AIPPI representatives, as to AIPPI’s position in international fora, including meetings of WIPO, WTO and other meetings of GOs and NGOs.

    [1] Other than WIPO documents that the Bureau receives directly.

  • Documentation:
  • Required coordination with other committees:

    No

Members:
  • Chair: Andrew SIMPSON (United States of America)
  • Co-Chair: Gianfranco DRAGOTTI (Italy)
  • Secretary: Gilles PFEND (Switzerland)
  • Member: Guler AYYILDIZ DAMLA (Turkey)
  • Member: Rafael BELTRAN RIVERA (Mexico)
  • Member: Noel COURAGE (Canada)
  • Member: Aurelio Ricardo HERNÁNDEZ LEHMANN (Spain)
  • Member: Loren R. HULSE (United States of America)
  • Member: Nazli Cansin KARGA (Turkey)
  • Member: Nazli KORKUT OZSOY (Turkey)
  • Member: Kiyoshi KUZUWA (Japan)
  • Member: Yi LU (China)
  • Member: Dulce Maria MIRANDA NARANJO (Spain)
  • Member: Santiago ORTUZAR (Chile)
  • Member: Elisabetta PAPA (Italy)
  • Member: Gastón RICHELET (Argentina)
  • Member: Ana Paula SANTOS CELIDôNIO (Brazil)
  • Member: Jakub SIELEWIESIUK (Poland)
  • Member: Marco ZARDI (Switzerland)
  • Member: Zongliang ZOU (China)
Reporters:
  • Deputy Reporter General: Jonathan P. OSHA

Standing Committee

Biotechnology (Sub-Committee of Pharma and Biotechnology)

Biotechnologie

Biotechnologie

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy,
    regulatory and legal frameworks relating to intellectual property protection for:

    •        pharmaceutical products and processes;

    •        diagnostic products;

    •        medical devices; and

    •        biotechnology  (including plant varieties) and biological products , including:

    •        policy initiatives, and proposed regulatory and legislative changes at national and regional levels;

    •        legislation, and regulatory and judicial decisions at national and regional levels; and

    •        the scope of protection under international instruments, eg TRIPs, the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) Convention and the European Patent Convention, but excluding:

    •        the scope of work of the Standing Committee on IP and genetic resources / traditional knowledge; and

    •        medical devices, other than to the extent this committee may be able to provide expert input should that subject matter be considered within the scope of work of the Standing Committee on Patents,

    (the Field).

    To advise the Bureau of:

    •    developments in the Field meriting an AIPPI position, including any further study or analysis necessary or desirable to determine an AIPPI position;

    •    possible avenues for cooperation with other NGOs in the Field.

    To identify, select and provide to the Bureau key documentation relevant to the Field, including documentation of InterPat and other NGOs in the Field, and documentation of UPOV, and national and regional Patent Offices.

    To serve as a resource for AIPPI when positions relevant to the Field are conveyed by AIPPI including, in the absence of an existing AIPPI position, to formulate a position, if requested by the Bureau.

    At the request of the Bureau, submit or represent, or instruct other AIPPI representatives, as to AIPPI’s position in international fora, including meetings of WIPO, WTO and other meetings of GOs and NGOs.

    To co-ordinate with other AIPPI committees as specified below.

  • Documentation:
  • Required coordination with other committees:

    Standing Committee on Patents (for matters relevant to the Field or where the Field may be relevant to the work of the Standing Committee on Patents)

    Standing Committee on Trademarks (for matters relevant to the Field)

Members:
  • Chair: Claire BALDOCK (United Kingdom)
  • Co-Chair: Thomas BOUVET (France)
  • Secretary: Peter LUDWIG (United States of America)
  • Member: Andrew BLATTMAN (Australia)
  • Member: Graeme BOOCOCK (Canada)
  • Member: Olga CAPASSO (Italy)
  • Member: Magnus DAHLMAN (Sweden)
  • Member: Gabriel DI BLASI JR. (Brazil)
  • Member: Takashi FUJITA (Japan)
  • Member: Gesheng HUANG (China)
  • Member: Israel JIMENEZ HERNANDEZ (Mexico)
  • Member: Edgar KRIEGER (Germany)
  • Member: Maria Carmela T. MARANAN (Philippines)
  • Member: Jürgen MEIER (Germany)
  • Member: Andrés RINCóN USCATEGUI (Colombia)
  • Member: Yoon S. SHIN (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Min SON (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Hariharan SUBRAMANIAM (India)
Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Ralph NACK

Standing Committee

IP and genetic resources / traditional knowledge

PI relative aux resources génétiques / saviors traditionnels

IP und genetische Ressourcen / traditionelles Wissen

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy and legal frameworks relating to IP and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (GRTK), including:
    •    review of policy initiatives, and proposed regulatory and legislative changes
    •    review of regulatory and judicial decisions
    •    submission of comments and recommendations to the Bureau reflecting an appropriate balance between the interests of various stakeholders

    (the Field)
    To advise the Bureau of:
    •    developments in the Field meriting an AIPPI position, including any further study or analysis necessary or desirable to determine an AIPPI position;
    •    possible avenues for cooperation with GOs and other NGOs in the Field.
    To identify, select and provide to the Bureau key documentation relevant to the Field , including:
    •    all drafts of and all published comments – also from other NGOs – on the GRTK.

    To serve as a resource for AIPPI when positions relevant to the Field are conveyed by AIPPI, including, in the absence of an existing AIPPI position, to formulate a position if requested by the Bureau.

    At the request of the Bureau, submit or represent, or instruct other AIPPI representatives, as to AIPPI’s position in international fora, including meetings of WIPO, CBD, UNESCO and related UN Meetings.

    To co ordinate with other AIPPI committees as specified below

  • Documentation:
  • Required coordination with other committees:

    Standing Committee on TRIPS

Members:
  • Chair: Maria Carmen DE SOUZA BRITO (Brazil)
  • Co-Chair: Martin MICHAUS (Mexico)
  • Secretary: Cristobal PORZIO (Chile)
  • Member: Marlies ALLAN (Nigeria)
  • Member: Gaëlle BOUROUT (France)
  • Member: Ke KE (China)
  • Member: Daisy MACHYTKA-FRANK (Hungary)
  • Member: David MOORE (United States of America)
  • Member: Marta REIS E SILVA (Brazil)
  • Member: DeAnn F. SMITH (United States of America)
  • Member: Willem A. VAN ROOY (South Africa)
  • Member: Lauso ZAGATO (Italy)
  • Member: Carla ZUDDAS (Italy)
Reporters:
  • Assistant to the Reporter General: Ralph NACK

Standing Committee

Client Attorney Privilege

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy, regulatory and legal frameworks relating to “Client Attorney Privilege” (by which is meant any legal process which in effect protects clients from forcible disclosure of communications between clients and their IP advisers in relation to IP professional advice) including

    • identification of shortcomings in respect of Client Attorney Privilege nationally and/or internationally and suggestion of solutions to those shortcomings,
    • review of policy initiatives, and proposed regulatory and legislative changes.
    • review of regulatory and judicial decisions.
    • submission of comments and recommendations to the Bureau reflecting an appropriate balance between the interests of various stakeholders,
    • education of lawmakers, users and the public including industry

    (the Field).

    To advise the Bureau of:

    • developments in the Field meriting an AIPPI position, including any further study or analysis necessary or desirable to determine an AIPPI position;
    • possible avenues for cooperation with GOs and other NGOs in the Field.

    To identify, select and provide to the Bureau key documentation relevant to the Field.

    To serve as a resource for AIPPI when positions relevant to the Field are conveyed by AIPPI, including, in the absence of an existing AIPPI position, to formulate a position if requested by the Bureau.

    At the request of the Bureau, submit or represent, or instruct other AIPPI representatives, as to AIPPI’s position in international fora, including meetings of WIPO, WTO and other meetings of GOs and NGOs.

  • Documentation:
  • Required coordination with other committees::

    No

Members:
  • Chair: Steven B. GARLAND (Canada)
  • Co-Chair: Wouter PORS (Netherlands)
  • Co-Chair: Shoichi OKUYAMA (Japan)
  • Co-Chair: James TUMBRIDGE (United Kingdom)
  • Secretary: Andri HESS (Switzerland)
  • Member: Ahmed M.G. ABOU ALI (Egypt)
  • Member: Pravin ANAND (India)
  • Member: Justin Chuma ANOSIKE (Nigeria)
  • Member: Russell A. BAGNALL (South Africa)
  • Member: Julie BALLANCE (New Zealand)
  • Member: Fernando BARREDA (Peru)
  • Member: Fernando BARREDA (Peru)
  • Member: Jacques BAUVIR (France)
  • Member: Sung Jai CHOI (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Ejvind CHRISTIANSEN (Denmark)
  • Member: Cita CITRAWINDA NOERHADI (Indonesia)
  • Member: Pier Luigi DE ANNA (Italy)
  • Member: Luis DE LARRAMENDI (Spain)
  • Member: M.N. Aydin DERIS (Turkey)
  • Member: Peter FRANKE (Australia)
  • Member: David GILAT (Israel)
  • Member: Shalva GVARAMADZE (Georgia)
  • Member: Gunnar Orn HARDARSON (Iceland)
  • Member: Michal HAVLIK (Czech Republic)
  • Member: David W. HILL (United States of America)
  • Member: Tim JACKSON (New Zealand)
  • Member: Marius Jakulis JASON (Lithuania)
  • Member: Morris JOHN (Singapore)
  • Member: Urmas KAULER (Estonia)
  • Member: Yawar Irfan KHAN (Pakistan)
  • Member: Seong-ki KIM (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Olga I. KOUZNETSOVA (Belarus)
  • Member: Dragana LEHOCKI (Serbia)
  • Member: Jeffrey LEWIS (United States of America)
  • Member: (Richard) Yi LI (China)
  • Member: Johanna LILJA (Finland)
  • Member: Margareta LINDEROTH (Sweden)
  • Member: Marja-Leena MANSALA (Finland)
  • Member: Gatis MERZVINSKIS (Latvia)
  • Member: Martin MICHAUS (Mexico)
  • Member: David MUSKER (United Kingdom)
  • Member: María Milagros NEBREDA (Venezuela)
  • Member: Valentina NESHEVA (Bulgaria)
  • Member: Rogelio C. NICANDRO (Philippines)
  • Member: Yuzuru OKABE (Japan)
  • Member: Jorge OTAMENDI (Argentina)
  • Member: Antonina PAKHARENKO-ANDERSON (Ukraine)
  • Member: Helen PAPACONSTANTINOU (Greece)
  • Member: Joao PEREIRA DA CRUZ (Portugal)
  • Member: Chew PHYE KEAT (Malaysia)
  • Member: Cristobal PORZIO (Chile)
  • Member: Shane SMYTH (Ireland)
  • Member: Helmut SONN (Austria)
  • Member: Amund Brede SVENDSEN (Norway)
  • Member: Wojciech TRYBOWSKI (Poland)
  • Member: József TáLAS (Hungary)
  • Member: Chavalit UTTASART (Thailand)
  • Member: Raluca VASILESCU (Romania)
  • Member: Erwin-Detlef VON AHSEN (Germany)
  • Member: Mladen VUKMIR (Croatia)
  • Member: Alexey V. ZALESOV (Russian Federation)
  • Member: CLAUDIA Maria ZERAIK (Brazil)
  • Member: Juan Carolos Suarez (Colombia)
  • Non Member: Rula Nosseir (APPI-MAF)
Reporters:
  • Reporter General: Sarah MATHESON

Study Committee

Exhaustion of IPRs in cases of recycling or repair of goods

L´épuisement des droits de propriété intellectuelle en cas de réparation ou de recyclage des produits

Die Erschöpfung von Rechten des Geistigen Eigentums in Fällen des Recyclings oder der Reparatur von Waren

Q205 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare a Draft Resolution to be presented at the Meeting of the Executive Committee to be held at the Congress in Boston from September 6 to 11, 2008

Members:
  • Chairman: Trevor COOK (United Kingdom)
  • Co-Chairman: Lamberto LIUZZO (Italy)
  • Co-Chairman: Casey Kook-Chan AN (Republic of Korea)
  • Secretary: Claudio Roberto BARBOSA (Brazil)
Reporters:
  • Assistant to Reporter General: Shoichi OKUYAMA
  • Reporter General: Jochen BüHLING

Study Committee

Liability for contributory infringement of IPRs

La responsabilité pour contrefaçon par fourniture de moyen des droits de propriété intellectuelle.

Verantwortlichkeit für die mittelbare Verletzung von Rechten des Geistigen Eigentums

Q204 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare a Draft Resolution to be presented at the Meeting of the Executive Committee to be held at the Congress in Boston from September 6 to 11, 2008

Members:
  • Chairman: K.A.J. BISSCHOP (Netherlands)
  • Co-Chairman: Jonas WESTERBERG (Sweden)
  • Secretary: Jochen EHLERS (Germany)
Reporters:
  • Assistant to the Reporter General: Nicolai LINDGREEN

Study Committee

Damages for infringement, counterfeiting and piracy of trademarks

Les dommages et intérêts pour l´imitation, la contrefaçon et le piratage des marques

Schadensersatz für Verletzungen, Fälschungen und Piraterie von Marken

Q203 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare a Draft Resolution to be presented at the Meeting of the Executive Committee to be held at the Congress in Boston from September 6 to 11, 2008

Members:
  • Chairman: Uli WIDMAIER (United States of America)
  • Co-Chairman: Michael EDENBOROUGH QC (United Kingdom)
  • Co-Chairman: Luiz Henrique DO AMARAL (Brazil)
  • Secretary: Teresa O´Connor (Singapore)
Reporters:
  • Assistant to Reporter General: Nicola DAGG
  • Deputy Reporter General: Dariusz SZLEPER

Study Committee

The impact of public health issues on exclusive patent rights

L´influence des questions de santé publique sur les droits exclusifs de brevet

Auswirkungen von Fragen der Volksgesundheit auf exklusive Patentrechte

Q202 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare a Draft Resolution to be presented at the Meeting of the Executive Committee to be held at the Congress in Boston from September 6 to 11, 2008

Members:
  • Chairwoman: Sarah MATHESON (Australia)
  • Co-Chairman: Beat RAUBER (Switzerland)
  • Secretary: Jean-Christophe GUERRINI (France)
  • Co-Chairman: Chew Phye Keat (Malaysia)
Reporters:
  • Deputy Reporter General: Thierry CALAME

Committee: Exhaustion of IPRs in cases of recycling or repair of goods

Committee: Liability for contributory infringement of IPRs

Committee: Damages for infringement, counterfeiting and piracy of trademarks

Committee: The impact of public health issues on exclusive patent rights

Committee: PCT

Committee: Biotechnology (Sub-Committee of Pharma and Biotechnology)

Committee: IP and genetic resources / traditional knowledge

Committee: Client Attorney Privilege

Committee: Exhaustion of IPRs in cases of recycling or repair of goods

Committee: Liability for contributory infringement of IPRs

Committee: Damages for infringement, counterfeiting and piracy of trademarks

Committee: The impact of public health issues on exclusive patent rights

Committee: Exhaustion of IPRs in cases of recycling or repair of goods

Committee: Liability for contributory infringement of IPRs

Committee: Damages for infringement, counterfeiting and piracy of trademarks

Committee: The impact of public health issues on exclusive patent rights

WS I – Current Issues in the Field of Domain Names

Questions actuelles sur des noms de domaine

Aktuelle Fragen auf dem Gebiet der Domain-Namen


WS II – Comparison of Post-Grant Opposition and Similar Proceedings throughout the world

Comparaison de l’opposition après délivrance et procédures similaires à travers le monde

Vergleich von Post-Grant Opposition und ähnlichen Verfahren in der ganzen Welt


WS III – Mock Patent Trials: Compare the Trial of a Single Patent Case in Five Different Countries

Simulacre de procès de brevet: Comparaison du même procès de brevet dans cinq pays différents

Simulierter Patentprozess: Vergleich von Prozessen eines einzigen Patentfalls in fünf verschiedenen Ländern


WS IV – Strategic Acquisition of Evidence in IP Litigation

Acquisition stratégique des preuves dans les procès de PI

Strategische Beweisbeschaffung bei IP-Prozessen


WS V – Strategic Acquisition of Evidence in IP Litigation

Acquisition stratégique des preuves dans les procès de PI

Strategische Beweisbeschaffung bei IP-Prozessen


WS VI – Client Privilege in IP Professional Advice (CPIPPA) Treaty

Traité Privilège du client pour les professionnels dans le PI (CPIPPA)

Client Privilege in IP Professional Advice (CPIPPA) Abkommen


WS VII – Online TM and Copyright Issues

Les droits d’auteur et les marques en ligne

Online-Markenzeichen und Copyright-Themen


WS VIII – Bringing New Products to the Global Market: Identifying and Dealing with the Risks of Infringement

Amener de nouveaux produits sur le marché mondial : identifier et gérer les risques de contrefaçon

Die Einführung neuer Produkte auf dem Weltmarkt: Die Risiken für Rechteverletzungen erkennen und damit umgehe


WS IX – Trade Secrets in the Global Marketplace

Secrets commerciaux sur le marché mondial

Geschäftsgeheimnisse auf dem globalen Marktplatz


WS X – Copyright Protection of Designed Industrial Products

Protection des droits d’auteurs des produits industriels

Urheberschutz industrieller Design-Produkte


WS XI – Well-known and Famous Marks

Marques connues

Bekannte und berühmte Marken


WS XII – Patent Remedies in International Comparison

Comparaison des réparations pour violation de brevet à travers le monde

Rechtsmittel bei Patentfällen im internationalen Vergleich


WS XIII – Copyright Damages around the World

Dommages-intérêts en cas de violation de droits d’auteur dans le monde

Schadensersatz bei Copyright-Verletzungen weltweit


WS XIV – IP Protection for Software-related Inventions

Protection PI?pour les inventions se rapportant aux logiciels

IP-Schutz für Software-Erfindungen


WS XV – IP Registration and Enforcement in Asia

Enregistrement et application de la PI en Asie

IP-Registrierung und Durchsetzung in Asien


WS XVI – Cutting-edge Technology Issues; From Open Source to Open Format

Problèmes au niveau des technologies de pointe ; du logiciel libre au format ouvert

Topaktuelle Technologie-Themen; Von Open Source zu Open Format


WS XVII – Traditional Knowledge (with WIPO)

Savoirs traditionnels (avec l’OMPI)

Traditionelles Wissen (mit der WIPO)


WS XVIII – Standards and IP

Normes et PI

Standards und IP


WS XIX – International Advertising on Environmental Issues: Green & White

Publicité internationale sur les problèmes environnementaux: Vert et blanc

Internationale Werbung zu Umweltthemen: Green & White


WS XX – Competition Issues in International Licensing and Litigation; Trends in United States and European Patent Disputes

Problèmes liés à la concurrence dans le cadre de la concession de licences internationales et des litiges s’y rapportant ; tendances au niveau des litiges en matière de brevet en Europe et aux États-Unis

Wettbewerbsthemen bei der internationalen Lizenzvergabe und bei Rechtsstreits; Trends bei den Patentdisputen zwischen den USA und Europa