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2010 AIPPI World Congress – Paris

October 3, 2010 - October 6, 2010

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Start:
October 3, 2010
End:
October 6, 2010
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Paris, France
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Study Committee

The person skilled in the art in the context of the inventive step requirement in patent law

L´homme du métier dans le contexte de la condition d

Der Durchschnittsfachmann im Zusammenhang mit dem Erfordernis der erfinderischen Tätigkeit im Patentrecht

Q213 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare a Draft Resolution to be presented at the 42nd
    AIPPI World Intellectual Property Congress, Paris, October
    2010

  • Documentation:

    - Working Guidelines
    – Group Reports
    – Summary Report
    – Resolution

Members:
  • Chairman: Bill MAYO (Canada)
  • Co-Chairman: Jochen EHLERS (Germany)
  • Secretary: Joao Santana JORGE (Portugal)
Reporters:
  • Reporter: Dariusz SZLEPER

Study Committee

Protection against the dilution of a trademark

La protection contre la dilution de la marquee

Der Schutz gegen die Verwässerung einer Marke

Q214 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 Paris from October 1 to 6, 2010

  • Documentation:

    - Working Guidelines
    – Group Reports
    – Summary Report
    – Resolution

Members:
  • Chairman: Robert W. SACOFF (United States of America)
  • Co-Chairman: Hiromichi AOKI (Japan)
  • Co-Chairwoman: Aleli Angela G. QUIRINO (Philippines)
  • Secretary: Anne Marie VERSCHUUR (Netherlands)
Reporters:
  • Deputy Reporter General: Thierry CALAME

Study Committee

Protection of trade secrets through IPR and unfair competition law

La protection des secrets d´affaires par les droits de Propriété Intellectuelle et le Droit de la concurrence déloyale

Der Schutz von Geschäftsgeheimnissen durch Rechte des Geistigen Eigentums und durch das Recht des unlauteren Wettbewerbs

Q215 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare a Draft Resolution to be presented at the 42nd
    AIPPI World Intellectual Property Congress, Paris, October
    2010

  • Documentation:

    - Working Guidelines
    – Group Reports
    – Summary Report
    – Resolution

Members:
  • Chair: Pierre GENDRAUD (France)
  • Co-Chair: Mark HALLIGAN (United States of America)
  • Secretary: Damon HENSHAW (Australia)
Reporters:
  • Reporter: Shoichi OKUYAMA

Study Committee

Exceptions to copyright protection and the permitted uses of copyright works in the hi-tech and digital sectors

Les exceptions à la protection du droit d´auteur et les usages autorisés des oeuvres protégés dans les secteurs de la haute technologie et du numérique

Ausnahmen vom Urheberrechtsschutz und erlaubte Benutzungsformen urheberrechtlich geschützter Werke in den Branchen der Hochtechnologie und der Digitaltechnologie

Q216 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 Paris from October 1 to 6, 2010

  • Documentation:

    - Working Guidelines
    – Group Reports
    – Summary Report
    – Resolution

Members:
  • Chairman: Jan Bernd NORDEMANN (Germany)
  • Co-Chairman: Alfred A. MACCHIONE (Canada)
  • Secretary: Esra DUNDAR LOISEAU (Turkey)
  • Co-Chairman: Santiago Bassó (Argentina)
Reporters:
  • Assistant to the Reporter General: Nicola DAGG

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

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

Information Technology and Internet

Technologie de l’information et Internet

Informationstechnologie und Internet

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy and legal frameworks relating to information technology and the internet including:

    • Computer software
    • Information networks
    • Integrated circuits

    (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.

    Other than WIPO documents which the Bureau receives directly.

  • Documentation:
  • Required coordination with other committees:

    No

Members:
  • Chair: Peter FINNIE (United Kingdom)
  • Co-Chair: Alfred A. MACCHIONE (Canada)
  • Secretary: Thomas KRETSCHMER (Switzerland)
  • Member: Richard P. BEEM (United States of America)
  • Member: Fernando BOUSSO (Brazil)
  • Member: Richard BROWN (Australia)
  • Member: Alberto CONTINI (Italy)
  • Member: Korcan DERICIOGLU (Turkey)
  • Member: Stephan FREISCHEM (Germany)
  • Member: Jorge GOMEZ ROBLES (Mexico)
  • Member: Mh.l. HEMMER (Netherlands)
  • Member: Masahito IMAI (Japan)
  • Member: JoAnna LUNA (United States of America)
  • Member: Marco MACCALLI (Italy)
  • Member: Roy MELZER (Israel)
  • Member: Jonathan MOSS (United Kingdom)
  • Member: Hwan Sung PARK (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Nandu A. TALWALKAR (United States of America)
  • Member: Lili WU (China)
Reporters:
  • Deputy Reporter General: Jonathan P. OSHA

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

Free Trade Agreements

Conventions libre-échange

Freihandelsabkommen

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy and legal frameworks relating to IP issues of bilateral, trilateral and other Free Trade Agreements, Economic Partnership Agreements and other trade-related Agreements, 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 bilateral, trilateral and other Free Trade Agreements, Economic Partnership Agreements and other trade-related Agreements
    •    all documents of general interest on the subject
    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:

    No

Members:
  • Chair: Sharon A. ISRAEL (United States of America)
  • Co-Chair: Yoshio KUMAKURA (Japan)
  • Secretary: Grant FISHER (Australia)
  • Member: Ahmed M.G. ABOU ALI (Egypt)
  • Member: Maria del Carmen ARANA (Peru)
  • Member: Tal BAND (Israel)
  • Member: Jose COCHINGYAN III (Philippines)
  • Member: Clare CUNLIFFE (Australia)
  • Member: Rico V. DOMINGO (Philippines)
  • Member: Christian DURÁN (Spain)
  • Member: Mark GUETLICH (Germany)
  • Member: Samir Mahmoud HAMZA (Egypt)
  • Member: Christian LEDERER (Germany)
  • Member: Andres MELOSSI (Chile)
  • Member: Alfredo RANGEL ORTIZ (Mexico)
Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Yusuke INUI

Study Committee

Liability for contributory infringement of IPRs – certain aspects of patent infringement

La responsabilité pour contrefaçon par fourniture des moyens - certains aspects de la contrefaçon de brevets

Verantwortlichkeit für die mittelbare Verletzung von Rechten des Geistigen Eigentums - bestimmte Aspekte der Patentverletzung

Q204P Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To prepare a Draft Resolution to be presented at the 42nd
    AIPPI World Intellectual Property Congress, Paris, October
    2010

  • Documentation:

    - Working Guidelines
    – Group Reports
    – Summary Report
    – Resolution

Members:
  • Chairman: K.A.J. BISSCHOP (Netherlands)
  • Co-Chairman: Jonas WESTERBERG (Sweden)
  • Secretary: Robert WULFF (Australia)
Reporters:
  • Reporter: Sarah MATHESON
  • Reporter: Nicolai LINDGREEN

Committee: The person skilled in the art in the context of the inventive step requirement in patent law

Committee: Protection against the dilution of a trademark

Committee: Protection of trade secrets through IPR and unfair competition law

Committee: Exceptions to copyright protection and the permitted uses of copyright works in the hi-tech and digital sectors

Committee: Liability for contributory infringement of IPRs - certain aspects of patent infringement

Recent developments regarding the patentability of business methods (WS I)

Dévelopements récents en matière de brevetabilité des méthodes commerciales

Jüngste Entwicklungen betreffend die Patentierbarkeit von Geschäftsmethoden

Moderator: J.A Faria Correa, Dannemann, Siemsen, Bigler & Ipanima Moreira, Brazil
Speaker: A. Klein, EPO , Germany
Speaker: Tanguy de Carbonnières, Fannie Mae, USA

Presentations:
André Klein
Tanguy de Carbonnières


Non-traditional trademarks, in particular 3D trademark (WS II)

Marques non traditionnelles et, notamment, marques tridimensionnelles

Nicht-traditionelle Marken, insbesondere 3D-Marken

Moderator: Robert W. Sacoff, Pattishall McAuliffe, Newbury, Hillard & Geraldson LLp, USA
Speaker: Alain Chrisment, 3C SAS, France
Speaker: Laurence Julien Raes, DLA Piper, France

Presentations:
Laurence Julien Raes


Patents and green technologies (WS III)

Brevets et technologies vertes

Patente und grüne Technologien

Moderator: Bertram Huber, IPSEVA – IP Services for Sustainable Energy Ventures, Germany
Speaker: Jeannette Verbart, DSM, The Netherlands
Speaker: Estelle Derclaye, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Presentations:
Estelle Derclaye
Jeannette Verbart
Bertram Huber


The use of ADR in IP disputes (WS IV)

L’utilisation des modes alternatifs de règlement des litiges en matière de Propriété Intellectuelle

Alternative Streitregelung (ADR) in Konflikten über geistiges Eigentum

Moderator: Thierry Calame, Lenz & Staehelin Rechtsanwälte, Switzerland
Speaker: Jeremy Lack, Altenburger Ltd. legal + tax, Switzerland
Speaker: Ignacio de Castro, WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Center, Switzerland
Speaker: Mladen Vukmir, ADR Committee, USA

Presentations:
Ignacio de Castro
Mladen Vukmir
Jeremy Lack


International Judges Panel on selected patent law issues (WS V)

Panel international de Juges sur des questions spécifiques du droit des brevets

Internationales Richterpodium zu ausgewählten Fragen des Patentrechts

Moderator: Thierry Mollet-Viéville, SCP Duclos, Thorne, Mollet-Viéville & Associés, France
Speaker: Dr. Klaus Grabinski, Bundesgerichtshof, Germany
Speaker: Randall R. Rader, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, USA
Speaker: Ernst Numann, Supreme Court, The Netherlands
Speaker: Alain Girardet, Paris Court of Appeals, France
Speaker: Sylvie Mandel, Cour de Cassation, France
Speaker: Xia Luo, Supreme Court, China

Presentations:
Xia Luo
Dr. Klaus Grabinski


Licensing in and out: Do’s and Dont’s in the US and in Europe (WS VI)

Souscrire et concéder des licences: à faire et ne pas faire, aux États-Unis et en Europe

Lizenzvergabe und Lizenznahme. Verhaltensregeln für die USA und Europa

Moderator: James Pooley, WIPO, Switzerland
Speaker: Victor Siber, Baker & Hosteller, USA
Speaker: Kenneth R. Adamo, Jones Day, USA
Speaker: Klaus Dieter Langfinger, Boehmert & Boehmert, Germany

Presentations:
Victor Sieber
Klaus Dieter Langfinger
Kenneth R. Adamo


The conflict between keyword advertising and trademark and unfair competition law (WS VII)

VII)

Conflit entre la publicité par mots-clefs et le droit des marques et de la concurrence déloyale

Der Konflikt zwischen der Werbung mit Schlüsselbegriffen (keyword advertising) und dem Markenrecht sowie dem Recht des unlauteren Wettbewerbs

Moderator: Luis H. de Larramendi Martinez, Elzaburu S.L.P, Spain
Speaker: Maria Gonzalez Ordoñez, Google Spain and Portugal, Spain
Speaker: Yunz Lian, Hylands Law Firm, China
Speaker: Christine Lai, Union des Fabricants, France

Presentations:
Yunz Lian
Maria Gonzalez Ordoñez


Aspects of the relationship between employer and employee in copyright (WS VIII)

Aspects particuliers des relations entre l’employeur et l’employé dans le domaine du droit d’auteur

Aspekte des Verhältnisses zwischen Arbeitgeber und Arbeitnehmer im Urheberrecht

Moderator: Jorge Llevat, Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira, Spain

Speaker: Ludwig von Zumbusch, Preu Bohlig & Partner, Germany
Speaker: V. Lakshmi Kumaran, Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan, India

Speaker: François Guay, Smart & Biggar, Canada

Presentations:
François Guay
Ludwig von Zumbusch
V. Lakshmi Kumaran


IP tool box (WS IX)

La boîte à outils de la propriété industrielle

IP tool box

Moderator: Francis Hagel, CGGVeritas Services SA, France
Speaker: Cornelis Schueller, Nestec S.A., Switzerland
Speaker: Bernhard Fischer, SAP, Germany
Speaker: Manuel M. Soto, Uhthoff, Gómez-Vega & Uhthoff, S.C., Mexico

Presentations:
Bernhard Fischer
Manuel M. Soto
Cornelis Schueller


Update on European Trademark case law at the OHIM and the Court of Justice of the European Union (WS X)

Actualités de la jurisprudence de l’OHMI et de la Cour de justice de l’Union européenne sur le droit des marques de l’Union européenne

Aktuelle Rechtsprechung des HABM und des Gerichtshofs der Europäischen Union zum europäischen Markenrecht

Moderator: Charles Gielen, Nauta Dutilh, Netherlands
Speaker: Vincent O’Reilly, OHIM, Spain
Speaker: Dorte Wahl, Kromann Reumert, Denmark

Presentations:
Dorte Wahl
Vincent O’Reilly


Current IP issues at WTO (WS XI)

Questions de Propriété Intellectuelle pendantes à l’Organisation Mondiale du Commerce (OMC)

Aktuelle Fragen des geistigen Eigentums bei der Welthandelsorganisation (WTO)

Moderator: Jacques de Werra, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Speaker: Wolf Meier-Ewert, WTO, Switzerland
Speaker: R.A. de Ouro Preto Santos, Siqueira Castro, Brazil
Speaker: Alain Strowel, Covington & Burling LLP, Belgium

Presentations:
Alain Strowel
R.A. de Ouro Preto Santos
Wolf Meier-Ewert


IP litigation throughout Europe – a comparison of selected aspects (WS XII)

Le contentieux de la propriété industrielle à travers l’Europe – Comparaison de traits caractéristiques

Gerichtliche Verfahren über Rechte des geistigen Eigentums in Europa – ein Vergleich ausgewählter Aspekte

Moderator: Thierry Sueur, Air Liquide, France
Speaker: Dirk Jestaedt, Krieger Mes & Graf von der Groeben, Germany
Speaker: Nicolai Lindgreen, Kromann Reumert, Denmark
Speaker: Simon Dack, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Netherlands
Speaker: Sandrine Bouvier Ravon, Cousin & Associés, France
Speaker: Sophie Canas, District court of Paris, France
Speaker: Ewa Skrzydlo-Tefelska, Partner At SKS Law Firm, Poland

Presentations:
Dirk Jestaedt
Sandrine Bouvier Ravon
Sophie Canas
Simon Dack
Nicolai Lindgreen (Part 1)
Nicolai Lindgreen (Part 2)
Ewa Skrzydlo-Tefelska


E-books and authors’ copyrights (WS XIII)

Livre électronique et droit d’auteur

Elektronische Bücher und Urheberrechte der Autoren

Moderator: Guillaume Henry, Gaultier Lakits Szleper, France
Speaker: Olivier Bomsel, École des Mines de Paris, France
Speaker: Nicolas Binctin, Université de Poitiers, France
Speaker: Kay Konishi, NICHI-EI International Patent Office, P.C., Japan
Speaker: Arnaud Michel”, University of Paris – Information Sciences, France

Presentations:
Guillaume Henry
Arnaud Michel
Kay Konishi
Nicolas Binctin
Olivier Bomsel


Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs) and other patent term extensions (Pharma WS 1)

Certificat complémentaire de protection (CCP) et autres prorogations de la protection par voie de brevet

Ergänzende Schutzzertifikate und andere Verlängerungen der Patentlaufzeit

Moderator: Elisabeth Thouret-Lemaître, Cabinet Lavoix, France
Speaker: Marie Manley, Bristows, United Kingdom
Speaker: Richard E. Ebbink, Brinkhof, The Netherlands
Speaker: Alexa von Uexküll, Vossius and Partner, Germany
Speaker: Matteo Orsinger, Orsinger Avvocati Associati, Italy
Speaker: Isabelle Romet, Veron & Associés, France
Speaker: André Bourgouin, Beaufour Ipsen Pharma SAS, France

Presentations:
Marie Manley, Richard E. Ebbink, Alexa von Uexküll, Matteo Orsingher
André Bourgouin


The protection of regulatory data containing IP information (Pharma WS 2)

La protection des données réglementaires contenant des informations couvertes par des droits de propriété industrielle

Der Schutz von Zulassungsdaten, die Informationen über geistiges Eigentum beinhalten

Moderator: Gordon Wright, Elington and Fife LLP, United Kingdom
Speaker: Trevor Cook, Bird & Bird, United Kingdom
Speaker: Simon Holzer, meyerlustenberger, Switzerland
Speaker: Wayne Condon, Griffith Hack, Australia
Speaker: Gabriel di Blasi, Di Blasi, Parente, Vaz e Dia & Associados Ltda, Brazil

Presentations:
Simon Holzer
Gabriel di Balsi
Trevor Cook
Wayne Condon


Selected trademark issues concerning the pharmaceutical industry (Pharma WS 3)

Questions propres aux marques dans l’industrie pharmaceutique

Ausgewählte Markenprobleme der pharmazeutischen Industrie

Moderator: Peter Widmer, Fuhrer, Marbach & Partner, Switzerland
Speaker: Hans-Friedrich Czekay, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Switzerland
Speaker: Jürgen Römhild, Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, Germany
Speaker: João Pimenta, J. Pereira da Cruz SA, Portugal
Speaker: Warren Sprigings, Sprigings Intellectual Property Law, Canada

Presentations:
Hans-Friedrich Czekay
Warren Sprigings
Jürgen Römhild


Selected patent issues regarding pharmaceutical inventions (Pharma WS 4)

Questions propres aux brevets protégeant des inventions pharmaceutiques

Ausgewählte Patentprobleme betreffend pharmazeutische Erfindungen

Moderator: Lawrence T. Welch, Eli, Lilly and Company , USA
Speaker: William J. Simmons, Sughrue Mion, PLLC, USA
Speaker: Pravin Anand, Anand and Anand, India
Speaker: Paul Howard, Carpmaels & Ransford, UK

Presentations:
Paul Howard
Lawrence T. Welch
Pravin Anand

The impact of the EU Commission pharmaceutical sector enquiry on the pharmaceutical industry (Pharma WS 5)

L’impact de l’enquête sectorielle de la Commission européenne concernant l’industrie pharmaceutique

Die Auswirkungen der Sektoruntersuchung der EU-Kommission im Arzneimittelsektor für die pharmazeutische Industrie

Moderator: Jean-Christophe Galloux, Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II, France
Speaker: Ian S. Forrester, White & Case, Belgium
Speaker: Susan H. Griffen, Finnegan, Henderson Farabow, Garret & Dunner, LLP, USA
Speaker: Fabio Domanico, European Commission, Belgium

Presentation:
Ian S. Forrester
Fabio Domanico
Susan H. Griffen