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2011 AIPPI Forum & Executive Committee Meeting – Hyderabad

October 13, 2011 - October 18, 2011

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Start:
October 13, 2011
End:
October 18, 2011
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Hyderabad, India
Hyderabad, India
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Standing Committee

Enforcement

Application des droits

Durchsetzung

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy, legal frameworks and decisions relating to the enforcement of intellectual property rights, including that of:

    • Courts;
    • any other relevant judicial, administrative or regulatory body,

    (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; and
    • possible avenues for cooperation in relation to submissions by governments to the Court of Justice of the EU, and any other policy positions being advanced by governments or NGOs in the Field.

    In particular, investigate and advise the Bureau on current and proposed laws regarding:

    • border interdiction remedies / stopping infringing goods at the border;
    • the effect of oppositions and nullity proceedings on enforcement of intellectual property rights;
    • injunctive relief, including temporary restraining orders, interim / preliminary injunctions and permanent injunctions;
    • monetary damages or accounts of profit; and
    • ADR-centric remedies

    At a policy level, investigate and advise the Bureau on limits and constraints on the enforcement of intellectual property rights, including as imposed by the laws.

    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 ADR
    Standing Committee on Standards & Patents
    Standing Committee on UP/UPC

     

Members:
  • Chair: Kenneth R. ADAMO (United States of America)
  • Co-Chair: Christof AUGENSTEIN (Germany)
  • Secretary: Emily ONEILL (United Kingdom)
  • Member: Hakan AKDAG (Turkey)
  • Member: Christina BERGGREN (Sweden)
  • Member: Stefania BERGIA (Italy)
  • Member: Riza Ferhan CAGIRGAN (Turkey)
  • Member: Tina CHAPPELL (United States of America)
  • Member: Michael D. CRINSON (Canada)
  • Member: Gustavo DE FREITAS MORAIS (Brazil)
  • Member: Charles DE HAAS (France)
  • Member: Gerard KELLY (Ireland)
  • Member: Tae Eon KOO (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Anton KOVAL (Ukraine)
  • Member: Mary PADBURY (Australia)
  • Member: Mingo PALACIO (Argentina)
  • Member: Carlos PEREZ DE LA SIERRA (Mexico)
  • Member: Wouter PORS (Netherlands)
  • Member: Cornelis (Kees) SCHüLLER (Switzerland)
  • Member: Tsuyoshi SUEYOSHI (Japan)
  • Member: Andrea VESTITA (Italy)
  • Member: Kristin WHIDBY (United States of America)
  • Member: Yanfeng XIONG (China)
Reporters:
  • Assistant to the Reporter General: Ari LAAKKONEN

Standing Committee

Trademarks

Marques

Marken

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy and legal frameworks relating to trademarks, including:

    •    review of policy initiatives and proposed legislative changes;

    •    review of judicial decisions;

    •    monitoring of the trademark related agenda and work of (1) WIPO, (2) OHIM and (3) other organisations with a focus on (among other things) trademarks,

    •    monitoring ICANN developments and other domain name related issues as they relate to trademarks

    but excluding:

    •    geographical indications.

    (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.

    To coordinate with other AIPPI committees as specified below.

  • Documentation:
  • Required coordination with other committees:

    No

Members:
  • Chair: Eléonore GASPAR (France)
  • Co-Chair: Alexander VON MüHLENDAHL (Germany)
  • Secretary: Elena MOLINA LóPEZ (Spain)
  • Member: Abdurrahim AYAZ (Turkey)
  • Member: Murat BASMACI (Turkey)
  • Member: Torsten BETTINGER (Germany)
  • Member: Loreto BRESKY (Chile)
  • Member: Tobias COHEN JEHORAM (Netherlands)
  • Member: Tracy CORNEAU (Canada)
  • Member: Cesare GALLI (Italy)
  • Member: Sheldon H. KLEIN (United States of America)
  • Member: Eduardo KLEINBERG (Mexico)
  • Member: Bartosz KRAKOWIAK (Poland)
  • Member: S. Yong LEE (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Jorge LLEVAT VALLESPINOSA (Spain)
  • Member: Alana LONG (Australia)
  • Member: Elena MILLER (Bulgaria)
  • Member: Anastasia MINDRUL (Ukraine)
  • Member: Masako NISHIMURA (Japan)
  • Member: Chihiro ONISHI (Japan)
  • Member: Avi ORDO (Israel)
  • Member: Dennis S PRAHL (United States of America)
  • Member: Graciela Claudia PéREZ DE INZAURRAGA (Argentina)
  • Member: Aleli Angela G. QUIRINO (Philippines)
  • Member: Michael REINLE (Switzerland)
  • Member: Joaquin SAYOC (Philippines)
  • Member: Lena SHEN (China)
  • Member: Elisabeth SIEMSEN DO AMARAL (Brazil)
  • Member: Stoyan SIRAKOV (Bulgaria)
  • Member: Shane SMYTH (Ireland)
  • Member: Béatrice THOMAS (France)
  • Member: Stefano VATTI (Italy)
  • Member: Jan Montagu VLECK (United Kingdom)
  • Member: Marieke WESTGEEST (Netherlands)
  • Member: Peter WIDMER (Switzerland)
Reporters:
  • Deputy Reporter General: Anne Marie VERSCHUUR

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

  • Main Task:

    To prepare a Draft Resolution to be presented at the AIPPI Forum & ExCo Meeting, Hyderabad, October 2011

  • Documentation:

    - Working Guidelines
    – Group Reports
    – Summary Report
    – Resolution

Members:
  • Chairman: Jan Bernd NORDEMANN (Germany)
  • Co-Chairman: Alfred A. MACCHIONE (Canada)
  • Co-Chairwoman: Minna AALTO-SETäLä (Finland)
  • Secretary: Melanie JOSE (Australia)
Reporters:
  • Reporter: Nicola DAGG
  • Reporter: Kazuhiko YOSHIDA

Study Committee

The patentability criterion of inventive step / non-obviousness

Le critère de l´activité inventive et/ou de la non-évidence en matière de brevetabilité

Die Patentierungsvoraussetzung der erfinderischen Tätigkeit

  • Main Task:

    To prepare a Draft Resolution to be presented at the AIPPI Forum & ExCo Meeting, Hyderabad, October 2011

  • Documentation:

    - Working Guidelines
    – Group Reports
    – Summary Report
    – Resolution

Members:
  • Chairman: Marc RICHARDS (United States of America)
  • Co-Chairman: Yuzuru OKABE (Japan)
  • Co-Chairman: Ejvind CHRISTIANSEN (Denmark)
  • Secretary: Martín BENSADON (Argentina)
Reporters:
  • Reporter: John Osha

Study Committee

The requirement of genuine use of trademarks for maintaining protection

L´exigence d´usage sérieux des marques pour le maintien de la protection

Das Erfordernis des rechtserhaltenden Gebrauchs bei Marken

  • Main Task:

    To prepare a Draft Resolution to be presented at the AIPPI Forum & ExCo Meeting, Hyderabad, October 2011

  • Documentation:

    - Working Guidelines
    – Group Reports
    – Summary Report
    – Resolution

Members:
  • Chairman: Alexander VON MüHLENDAHL (Germany)
  • Co-Chairman: Muge KURTBEYOGLU (Turkey)
  • Co-Chairman: Eléonore GASPAR (France)
  • Secretary: Seema MEHTA (United States of America)
Reporters:
  • Reporter: Thierry Calame / Sara Ulfsdotter

Study Committee

The availability of injunctions in cases of infringement of IPRs

Mesures d´interdiction en cas de contrefaçon de droits de propriété intellectuelle

Unterlassungsgebote in Fällen der Verletzung von Rechten des Geistigen Eigentums

  • Main Task:

    To prepare a Draft Resolution to be presented at the AIPPI Forum & ExCo Meeting, Hyderabad, October 2011

  • Documentation:

    - Working Guidelines
    – Group Reports
    – Summary Report
    – Resolution

Members:
  • Chairman: Håkan BORGENHäLL (Sweden)
  • Co-Chairman: Andrew SIMPSON (United States of America)
  • Co-Chairman: Amarjit SINGH (India)
  • Secretary: Ricardo D. RICHELET (Argentina)
Reporters:
  • Reporter: Sarah MATHESON

Standing Committee

Standards and Patents

Normes et Brevets

Standards und Patente

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy, regulatory and legal frameworks relating to standards and patents, including:
    – Developments in various standard setting organizations
    – Developments in case law and regulations in various jurisdictions;
    – Antitrust law developments in various jurisdictions.

    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 Field1.

    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 with the approval of, or upon request by the Bureau.

    With the approval of, or upon request by the Bureau, submit, represent, or instruct other AIPPI representatives, as to AIPPI’s position in the Field in relevant fora, including meetings of WIPO, WTO and other meetings of GOs and NGOs.

  • Documentation:
  • Required coordination with other committees:

    No

Members:
  • Chair: Gertjan KUIPERS (Netherlands)
  • Co-Chair: Pauline DEBRé (France)
  • Member: Alma ALVAREZ Y DELUCIO (Mexico)
  • Member: Jesus ARRIBAS GARCIA (Spain)
  • Member: Monica BARONE (United States of America)
  • Member: John BRUNNER (United Kingdom)
  • Member: Khristine C. DY (Philippines)
  • Member: Martin FäHNDRICH (Germany)
  • Member: Jeffrey GLUCK (United States of America)
  • Member: Louis-Pierre GRAVELLE (Canada)
  • Member: Michela MAGGI (Italy)
  • Member: Márcio MERKL (Brazil)
  • Member: Andrea MITTLER (Italy)
  • Member: Kiyoko NAKAOKA (Japan)
  • Member: Calvin PARK (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: P.l. REESKAMP (Netherlands)
  • Member: Christopher M. SCHERER (United States of America)
  • Member: Ekrem SOYLU (Turkey)
  • Member: Hawthorne SUH (Republic of Korea)
  • Member: Masatsugu SUZUKI (Japan)
  • Member: Peter TRELOAR (Australia)
  • Member: Stephane TRONCHON (France)
  • Member: Taliah WALKLETT (United Kingdom)
  • Member: Maohua WANG (China)
  • Member: Johanna WRIGHT (Sweden)
Reporters:
  • Deputy Reporter General: Jonathan P. OSHA

Standing Committee

IP and Green Technology

PI et technologie verte

Geistiges Eigentum und grüne Technologie

  • Scope of Work:

    To monitor, comment and advise AIPPI on policy, regulatory and legal frameworks relating to protection and licensing of intellectual property in the context of the climate change debate, 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;
    • the debate about scope of protection under international instruments, eg the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UFCCC) and its appertaining Conferences of the Parties (COP);
    • the empirical basis for the climate change debate as it relates to intellectual property issues,
    • (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 in particular documentation of the UFCCC/COP .

    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 Development and Intellectual Property
    Standing Committee on Patents (for matters relevant to the Field)

Members:
  • Chair: Bertram HUBER (Germany)
  • Co-Chair: Casey Kook-Chan AN (Republic of Korea)
  • Secretary: Guillaume HENRY (France)
  • Member: Mehmet ATBAN (Turkey)
  • Member: Fabio BOSCARIOL DE ROBERTO (Italy)
  • Member: Ursula BRAVALLE (South Africa)
  • Member: Patricia BUNYE (Philippines)
  • Member: Wen CAO (China)
  • Member: Estelle DERCLAYE (United Kingdom)
  • Member: Filippo FERRONI (Italy)
  • Member: Keiji KONDO (Japan)
  • Member: V. LAKSHMI KUMARAN (India)
  • Member: Francisco Humberto LóPEZ AVILA (Mexico)
  • Member: David MERRYLEES (Brazil)
  • Member: Tamar MORAG-SELA (Israel)
  • Member: Clara NEPPEL (Germany)
  • Member: Alexandre R. T. ODLE (Netherlands)
  • Member: Natalie RAFFOUL (Canada)
  • Member: Dilek USTUN EKDIAL (Turkey)
  • Member: Margaret WELSH (United States of America)
  • Member: Alicia ÁLVAREZ DE BERKENWALD (Argentina)
Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Ralph NACK

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: Xintian YIN (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 del Pilar LOPEZ (CA-Caribbean Regional-Group)
  • 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: Konrad BECKER (Switzerland)
  • Co-Chair: Marlies ALLAN (Nigeria)
  • Secretary: Andrew MASSIE (Australia)
  • Member: Gaëlle BOUROUT (France)
  • Member: Maria Carmen DE SOUZA BRITO (Brazil)
  • Member: Ke KE (China)
  • Member: Daisy MACHYTKA-FRANK (Hungary)
  • Member: Martin MICHAUS (Mexico)
  • Member: David MOORE (United States of America)
  • Member: Cristobal PORZIO (Chile)
  • 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: Peter Dirk SIEMSEN (Brazil)
  • Co-Chair: Yoshio KUMAKURA (Japan)
  • 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: Grant FISHER (Australia)
  • Member: Mark GUETLICH (Germany)
  • Member: Samir Mahmoud HAMZA (Egypt)
  • Member: Sharon A. ISRAEL (United States of America)
  • Member: Christian LEDERER (Germany)
  • Member: Andres MELOSSI (Chile)
  • Member: Alfredo RANGEL ORTIZ (Mexico)
Reporters:
  • Assistant Reporter General: Yusuke INUI

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

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

Committee: The patentability criterion of inventive step / non-obviousness

Committee: The requirement of genuine use of trademarks for maintaining protection

Committee: The availability of injunctions in cases of infringement of IPRs

India and the Madrid Protocol (WS I)

L’Inde et le Protocole de Madrid

Indien und das Madrider Protokoll

Moderator: Richard Baddeley, Watermark, Australia

Speaker: Jan Vleck, Reddie & Grose, UK
Speaker: Debbie Roenning, WIPO, Switzerland
Speaker: Himanshu Kane, W.S. Kane and Co., India
Speaker: Regina Queck, One Legal LLC, Singapore

Presentations:
Jan Vleck
Himanshu Kane
Debbie Roenning


 

Geographical indications and developing countries (WS II)

Les indications géographiques et les pays en voie de développement

Geographische Herkunftsbezeichnungen und Entwicklungsländer

Moderator: Sergio Ellmann, Marval O’Farrell & Mairal, Argentina

Speaker: Sandra Leis, Dannemann, Siemsen, Bigler & Ipanema Moreira, Brazil
peaker: T.N. Daruwalla, Jehangir Gulabbhai & Billimoria & Daruwalla, India
Speaker: Stanton J. Lovenworth, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, USA

Presentations:
Stanton J. Lovenworth
Sandra Leis
T.N. Daruwalla


 

Interim relief in IP infringement cases (WS III)

Les mesures provisoires dans les affaires de contrefaçon d’un droit de PI

Vorläufiger Rechtsschutz in IP-Verletzungsfällen

Moderator: Charles Gielen, Nauta Dutilh, Netherlands

Speaker: Justice Rajiv Shakdher, Delhi High Court, India
Speaker: John Osha, Osha Liang LLP, USA
Speaker: Thomas Bouvet, Véron & Associés, France

Presentations:
John Osha & Thomas Bouvet


 

How to reconcile indigenous rights with the protection of intellectual property rights (WS IV)

Comment concilier les droits des autochtones et la protection des droits de propriété intellectuelle?

Wie man indigene Rechte mit dem Schutz von geistigen Eigentumsrechten in Einklang bringt

Moderator: Dr. Malathi Lakshmikumaran, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan, India

Speaker: Kamal Puri, WIPO QUT Master of IP Law Programme QUT, Australia
Speaker: Pedro de Miguel Asensio, University Complutense of Madrid (UCM), Spain
Speaker: P. Pushpangadan, Amity Institute for Herbal and Biotech Products Development (AIHBPD), India

Presentations:
P. Pushpangadan
Pedro de Miguel Asensio
Kamal Puri


 

Inventorship for multinational inventions involving IP issues resulting from outsourcing (WS V)

Titularité d’inventions multinationales impliquant des questions de PI résultant de l’externalisation

Erfinderschaft bei multinationalen Erfindungen, bei denen mit Outsourcing zu-sammenhängende IP-Fragen eine Rolle spielen

Moderator: Lawrence Welch, Eli Lilly and Company, USA

Speaker: Jeff Ranck, Microsoft Corporation (India) Pvt. Ltd., India
Speaker: Qing GE, Liu, Shen & Associates, China
Speaker: Vivek Reddy, Vivek Reddy Law Chambers, India
Speaker: Volkmar Henke, Eisenführ, Speiser & Partner, Germany

Presentations:
Qing GE
Lawrence Welch, overview
Lawrence Welch
Vivek Reddy
Volkmar Henke
Jeff Ranc


 

Software protection strategies – patent, copyright trademark, design, including gaming and jail-breaking (WS VI)

Stratégies de protection des logiciels – brevet, copyright, marques, dessins et modèles, y compris les « homebrews » et le « jail-breaking »

Strategien zum Schutz von Software – Patent-, Urheber-, Marken- und Ge-schmacksmusterrecht, einschließlich Homebrew- und Jailbreaking-Software

Moderator: Sanna Wolk, Stockholm University, Sweden

Speaker: Hirohito Katsunuma, Kyowa Patent & Law Office, Japan
Speaker: Michael Fröhlich, Research In Motion (RIM), Germany
Speaker: Vincent Sinn, Ericsson GmbH, Germany

Speaker: Richard Vary, Nokia, UK

Presentations:
Michael Fröhlich
Hirohito Katsunuma
Richard Vary
Vincent Sinn


 

Twitter®, Facebook® and other social networks – implications on trademark and domain name protection (WS VII)

Twitter ®, Facebook ® et autres réseaux sociaux – répercussions sur les marques et la protection des noms de domaine

Twitter®, Facebook® und andere soziale Netzwerke – Implikationen für den Schutz von Marken und Domain-Namen

Moderator: Elisabeth Kasznar Fekete, Momsen, Leonardos & Cia, Brazil

Speaker: Martin Schwimmer, Leason Ellis, USA
Speaker: Jane Mutimear, Bird & Bird, UK
Speaker: Fred von Lohmann, Google, USA

Presentations:
Martin Schwimmer
Jane Mutimear


 

Border measures and goods in transit (WS VIII)

Mesures douanières et marchandises en transit

Grenzbeschlagnahme und Transitgüter

Moderator: Donald MacOdrum, Lang, Michener, Canada

Speaker: Manoj Menda, India
Speaker: Klaus Haft, Reimann Osterrieth Köhler Haft, Germany
Speaker: Robert Sacoff, Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP, USA
Speaker: Graciela C. Perez de Inzaurraga, Hausheer Belgrano & Fernández, Argentina

Presentations:
Graciela C. Perez de Inzaurraga
Manoj Menda
Klaus Haft
Donald MacOdrum


 

Protection of new medical uses and exceptions for medical treatment in patent law (Pharma WS 1)

Protection de nouvelles applications thérapeutiques et exceptions pour traitement thérapeutique en droit des brevets

Schutz für neue medizinische Indikationen und Ausnahmen der Patentierbarkeit von medizinischen Verfahren im Patentgesetz

Moderator: Jochen Bühling, Krieger Mes & Graf von der Groeben, Germany

Speaker: Jürgen Meier, Vossius & Partner, Germany
Speaker: Suja Subramaniam, Idee IP Consultants, LLP, India
Speaker: Peter Schechter, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP, USA

Presentations:
Jürgen Meier
Peter Schechter
Suja Subramaniam


 

Experimental Data – the standard to be met to support patentability of a potential biological pharmaceutical (Pharma WS 2)

Données expérimentales – la norme à respecter pour soutenir la brevetabilité du potentiel biologique d’un produit pharmaceutique

Experimentelle Daten – Patentierbarkeitskriterien für ein potentielles biologisches Medikament

Moderator: Claire Baldock, Boult Wade Tennant, United Kingdom

Speaker: Takashi Fujita, Hiraki & Associates, Japan, Japan
Speaker: Bertrand Gellie, Germany
Speaker: Hari Subramaniam, Subramaniam Natraj & Associates, India
Speaker: Paul Barker, Finnegan, USA

Presentations:
Bertrand Gellie
Paul Barker
Hari Subramaniam
Takashi Fujita


 

Securing patent protection for therapeutic antibodies (Pharma WS 3)

Assurer la protection par brevet des anticorps thérapeutiques

Patentschutz für therapeutische Antikörper sichern

Moderator: Benjamin Bai, Allen & Overy LLP, China

Speaker: Pravin Anand, Anand and Anand Advocates, India
Speaker: Dan Altman, Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP, USA
Speaker: Claire Baldock, Boult Wade Tennant, UK

Presentations:
Pravin Anand
Dan Altman
Claire Baldock, technical intro
Claire Baldock


 

Regulatory approval – patent linkage (Pharma WS 4)

Autorisation règlementaire – «patent linkage»

Behördliche Zulassung – „Patent Linkage“

Moderator: Lakschmi Kumaran, V. Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan, India

Speaker: Teresa Rea, USPTO, USA
Speaker: Lawrence Welch, Eli Lilly and Company, USA
Speaker: Jonas Westerberg, Adkvokatfirman Lindahl, Sweden

Presentations:
Teresa Rea
Larwrence Welch
Jonas Westerberg