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Resolutions adopted during AIPPI Meetings

Meeting Question  Resolutions

2013
EXCO Helsinki



Q236


Relief in IP proceedings other than injunctions or damages
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2013
EXCO Helsinki



Q235


Term of copyright protection
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2013
EXCO Helsinki



Q234


Relevant public for determining the degree of recognition of famous marks, well-known marks and marks with reputation
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2013
EXCO Helsinki



Q233


Grace period for patents
| French | German | Spanish | English |


2013
EXCO Helsinki



Q212


Trademarks
| French | German | Spanish | English |


2012
43rd Congress Seoul



Q232


The relevance of traditional knowledge to intellectual property law
| German | French | Spanish | English |


2012
43rd Congress Seoul



Q231


The interplay between design and copyright protection for industrial products
| English | Spanish | German | French |


2012
43rd Congress Seoul



Q230


Infringement of trademarks by goods in transit
| English | Spanish | German | French |


2012
43rd Congress Seoul



Q229


The use of prosecution history in post-grant patent proceedings
| English | Spanish | German | French |


2012
43rd Congress Seoul



Q165


Agreement on a European Patent Court
| Spanish | French | English |


2011
EXCO Hyderabad



Q219


The availability of injunctions in cases of infringement of IPRs
| English | Spanish | French | German |


2011
EXCO Hyderabad



Q218


The requirement of genuine use of trademarks for maintaining protection
| English | German | French | Spanish |


2011
EXCO Hyderabad



Q217


The patentability criterion of inventive step / non-obviousness
| English | German | French | Spanish |


2010
42nd Congress Paris



Q216


Exceptions to copyright protection and the permitted uses of copyright works in the hi-tech and digital sectors
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2010
42nd Congress Paris



Q216B


Exceptions to copyright protection and the permitted uses of copyright works in the hi-tech and digital sectors
| Spanish | German | French | English |


2010
42nd Congress Paris



Q215


Protection of trade secrets through IPR and unfair competition law
| Spanish | German | English | French |


2010
42nd Congress Paris



Q214


Protection against the dilution of a trademark
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2010
42nd Congress Paris



Q213


The person skilled in the art in the context of the inventive step requirement in patent law
| English | German | French | Spanish |


2010
42nd Congress Paris



Q199


Client Attorney Privilege
| Spanish | French | English | German |


2009
EXCO Buenos Aires



Q210


The protection of Major Sports Events and associated commercial activities through Trademarks and other IPR
| German | English | Spanish | French |


2009
EXCO Buenos Aires



Q209


Selection Inventions: the Inventive Step Requirement, other Patentability Criteria and Scope of Protection
| German | English | Spanish | French |


2009
EXCO Buenos Aires



Q208


Border measures and other Means of Customs Intervention against Infringers
| German | English | Spanish | French |


2008
41st Congress Boston



Q205


Exhaustion of IPRs in cases of recycling or repair of goods
| Spanish | French | German | English |


2008
41st Congress Boston



Q204


Liability for contributory infringement of IPRs
| English | German | French | Spanish |


2008
41st Congress Boston



Q204P


Liability for contributory infringement of IPRs
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2008
41st Congress Boston



Q203


Damages for infringement, counterfeiting and piracy of trademarks
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2008
41st Congress Boston



Q202


The impact of public health issues on exclusive patent rights
| German | Spanish | French | English |


2007
EXCO Singapore



Q195


Limitations of the Trademark Protection
| French | German | Spanish | English |


2007
EXCO Singapore



Q194


The Impact of Co-Ownership of Intellectual Property Rights on their Exploitation
| German | French | Spanish | English |


2007
EXCO Singapore



Q194BA


The Impact of Co-Ownership of Intellectual Property Rights on their Exploitation
| English | German | French | Spanish |


2007
EXCO Singapore



Q193


Divisional, Continuation and Continuation in Part Patent Applications
| German | French | English | Spanish |


2006
40th Congress Gothenburg



Q192


Acquiescence (tolerance) to infringement of Intellectual Property Rights
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2006
40th Congress Gothenburg



Q191


Relationship between trademarks and geographical indications
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2006
40th Congress Gothenburg



Q190


Contracts regarding Intellectual Property Rights (assignments and licenses) and third parties
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2006
40th Congress Gothenburg



Q189


Amendment of patent claims after grant (in court and administrative proceedings, including re-examination proceedings requested by third parties)
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2006
40th Congress Gothenburg



Q166


IP and genetic resources / traditional knowledge
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2005
EXCO Berlin



Q188


Conflicts between trademark protection and freedom of expression
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2005
EXCO Berlin



Q187


Limitations on exclusive IP Rights by competition law
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2005
EXCO Berlin



Q186


Punitive damages as a contentious issue of IP Rights
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2004
39th Congress Geneva



Q183


Employers’ rights to intellectual property
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2004
39th Congress Geneva



Q182


Database protection at national and international level
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2004
39th Congress Geneva



Q181


Conditions for registration and scope of protection of non-conventional trademarks
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2004
39th Congress Geneva



Q180


Content and relevance of industrial applicability and/or utility as requirements for patentability
| Spanish | German | English | French |


2003
EXCO Lucerne



Q175


The role of equivalents and prosecution history in defining the scope of patent protection
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2003
EXCO Lucerne



Q174


Jurisdiction and applicable law in the case of cross-border infringement (infringing acts) of intellectual property rights
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2003
EXCO Lucerne



Q173


Issues of co-existence of trademarks and domain names: public versus private international registration systems
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2003
EXCO Lucerne



Q170


Substantive Patent Law Treaty
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2003
EXCO Lucerne



Q163


Attorney - Client Privilege and the Patent and/or Trademark Attorneys Profession
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2003
EXCO Lucerne



Q132


IT and Internet
| English | French | German |


2002
EXCO Lisbon



Q169


Criminal law sanctions with regard to the infringement of intellectual property rights
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2002
EXCO Lisbon



Q168


Use of a mark "as a mark" as a legal requirement in respect of acquisition, maintenance and infringement of rights
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2002
EXCO Lisbon



Q167


Current standards for prior art disclosure in assessing novelty and inventive step requirements
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2001
38th Congress Melbourne



Q164


The Use of Trademarks and other Signs on the Internet
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2001
38th Congress Melbourne



Q159


The Need and Possible Means of Implementing the Convention on Biodiversity into Patent Laws
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2001
38th Congress Melbourne



Q158


Patentability of Business Methods
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2001
38th Congress Melbourne



Q157


The Relationship between Technical Standards and Patent Rights
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2001
38th Congress Melbourne



Q156


International Exhaustion of Industrial Property Rights
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2001
38th Congress Melbourne



Q155


Conflicts between Trademarks and Company and Business Names
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2001
38th Congress Melbourne



Q153


Hague Conference on Private International Law
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2000
EXCO Sorrento



Q151


The Impact of Advertising Restrictions on Trademarks
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2000
EXCO Sorrento



Q150


Patentability Requirements and Scope of Protection of Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs), single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) and Entire Genomes
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2000
EXCO Sorrento



Q148


Three-dimensional Marks: The Borderline between Trademarks and Industrial Designs
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2000
EXCO Sorrento



Q147


The effectinevess of border measures after TRIPS
| Spanish | German | French | English |


2000
EXCO Sorrento



Q144


Publications Committee
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2000
EXCO Sorrento



Q137


The future of the Patent System in Europe
| English | French | German | Spanish |


2000
EXCO Sorrento



Q120


Policy and structure of administration
| English | French | German | Spanish |


1998
37th Congress of Rio de Janeiro



Q143


Trademarks and Internet domain names
| English | French | German | Spanish |


1998
37th Congress of Rio de Janeiro



Q142


Breadth of claims, support by disclosure and scope of protection of patents
| English | French | German | Spanish |


1998
37th Congress of Rio de Janeiro



Q140


Unfair competition - comparative advertising
| English | French | German | Spanish |


1998
37th Congress of Rio de Janeiro



Q136


The role and function of experts in patent disputes
| English | French | German | Spanish |


1998
37th Congress of Rio de Janeiro



Q134


Enforcement of intellectual property rights TRIPS
| English | French | German | Spanish |


1998
37th Congress of Rio de Janeiro



Q134A


Enforcement of intellectual property rights TRIPS
| French | English | German |


1998
37th Congress of Rio de Janeiro



Q134B


Enforcement of intellectual property rights TRIPS
| English | French | German |


1997
EXCO Vienna



Q138A



| English | French | German |


1997
EXCO Vienna



Q135


Protection of terms in foreign languages as mark
| English | French | German |


1997
EXCO Vienna



Q133


Patenting of computer software
| English | French | German |


1996




Q53A



| French | German | English |


1996




Q53B



| English | French | German |


1995
36th Congress of Montréal



Q129


Legal aspects of merchandizing
| English | French | German |


1995
36th Congress of Montréal



Q128


Patents and protection of the environment
| English | French | German |


1995
36th Congress of Montréal



Q127


Evaluation of confusion in Trademark Law
| English | French | German |


1995
36th Congress of Montréal



Q126


Methods and principles of novelty evaluation in patent law
| English | French | German |


1995
36th Congress of Montréal



Q117


Introduction of new and harmonization of the existing utility model protection systems
| English | French | German |


1994
EXCO Copenhagen



Q119


Restoration of patents and patent application rights which have lapsed because of post filing defaults in meeting time limits
| English | French | German |


1994
EXCO Copenhagen



Q118


Geographical Indications
| English | French | German |


1994
EXCO Copenhagen



Q116


Trademark licensing and franchising
| English | French | German |


1994
EXCO Copenhagen



Q115


Effective protection against unfair competition under Article 10bis Paris Convention of 1883
| English | French | German |


1994
EXCO Copenhagen



Q114


Biotechnology
| English | French | German | Spanish |


1994
EXCO Copenhagen



Q109


PCT
| English | French | German | Spanish |


1993
Council of Presidents of Lisbon



Q111


Reorganization of working methods of IAPIP
| English | French | German |


1992
EXCO Tokyo



Q107


House marks
| English | French | German |


1992
EXCO Tokyo



Q106


Arbitration of intellectual property disputes between private parties
| English | French | German |


1992
EXCO Tokyo



Q105


Experimental use as a defence to a claim of patent infringement
| English | French | German |


1992
EXCO Tokyo



Q104


Trademarks: Conflicts with prior rights
| English | French | German |


1991
Council of Presidents of Lucerne



Q122


Customs seizure and other measures against counterfeiting
| English | French | German |


1991
Council of Presidents of Lucerne



Q112


Restoration of patent rights
| English | French | German |


1991
Council of Presidents of Lucerne



Q108


Improvement of international protection of designs and models
| English | French | German |


1991
Council of Presidents of Lucerne



Q108A


Improvement of international protection of designs and models
| English | French | German |


1990
EXCO Barcelona



Q102


Effects of patent or trademark invalidity on license agreements
| English | French | German |


1990
EXCO Barcelona



Q101


Parallel import of patented products
| English | French | German |


1990
EXCO Barcelona



Q100


Protection of unregistered but well-known trademarks (Art. 6bis Paris Convention) and protection of highly renown trademarks
| English | French | German |


1990
EXCO Barcelona



Q99


Participation of third parties in the patent granting and amendment procedures
| English | French | German |


1990
EXCO Barcelona



Q98


Early publication and provisional protection of patent applications
| English | French | German |


1990
EXCO Barcelona



Q97


Dependent patents and their exploitation
| English | French | German |


1989
EXCO Amsterdam



Q95


Non confusing use of another's trademark
| English | French | German |


1989
EXCO Amsterdam



Q89


Harmonisation of certain Provisions of the Legal Systems for Protecting Inventions
| German | French | English |


1989
EXCO Amsterdam



Q89A


Harmonisation of certain Provisions of the Legal Systems for Protecting Inventions
| German | French | English |


1989
EXCO Amsterdam



Q89B


Harmonisation of certain Provisions of the Legal Systems for Protecting Inventions
| German | French | English |


1989
EXCO Amsterdam



Q89C


Harmonisation of certain Provisions of the Legal Systems for Protecting Inventions
| English | French | German |


1989
EXCO Amsterdam



Q89D


Harmonisation of certain Provisions of the Legal Systems for Protecting Inventions
| English | French | German |


1988
EXCO Sydney



Q93


Biotechnology (Relationship between patent protection and biotechnological inventions and plant variety protection; Patentability of animal breedings
| English | French | German |


1988
EXCO Sydney



Q92A


Harmonisation of Trademark Law
| English | French | German |


1988
EXCO Sydney



Q92B


Harmonisation of Trademark Law
| English | French | German |


1988
EXCO Sydney



Q92C


Harmonisation of Trademark Law
| English | French | German |


1988
EXCO Sydney



Q92D


Harmonisation of Trademark Law
| English | French | German |


1986
33rd Congress of London



Q90


Obtaining of evidence of the infringement of industrial property rights
| English | French | German |


1986
33rd Congress of London



Q86


Measures against counterfeiting of branded goods
| English | French | German |


1985
EXCO Rio de Janeiro



Q88


International registration of marks (Madrid Protocol)
| English | French | German |


1985
EXCO Rio de Janeiro



Q83


Legal and economic significance of protection by utility models
| English | French | German |


1985
EXCO Rio de Janeiro



Q82


Patent protection for biotechnological inventions
| English | French | German |


1985
EXCO Rio de Janeiro



Q77


Misleading and unfair advertising (Television without frontiers)
| English | French | German |


1984
Council of Presidents of Milan



Q85


Community Trademark
| English | French | German |


1983
32nd Congress of Paris



Q80


Trademarks and consumer protection
| English | French | German |


1982
EXCO and Council of Presidents of Moscow



Q73


Legal and economic significance of design protection
| English | French | German |


1980
31st Congress of Buenos Aires



Q75


Prior disclosure and prior use of the invention by the inventor
| English | French | German |


1980
31st Congress of Buenos Aires



Q72


Protection of collective and certification marks
| English | French | German |


1979
EXCO and Council of Presidents of Toronto



Q71


Assessment of damages for patent infringements
| English | French | German |


1979
EXCO and Council of Presidents of Toronto



Q68


Economic significance, functions and purpose of the trademark
| English | French | German |


1979
EXCO and Council of Presidents of Toronto



Q60


Interpretation of patent claims
| English | French | German |


1978
30th Congress of Munich



Q70


Impact of use on the maintenance and renewal of a trade mark registration
| English | French | German |


1978
30th Congress of Munich



Q69


Sufficient description of the invention
| English | French | German |


1976
EXCO and Council of Presidents of Montreux



Q67


Revision of the Paris Convention
| English | French | German |


1975
29th Congress of San Francisco



Q62


Appellations of origin, indications of source and geographical indications
| English | French | German | Spanish |


1975
29th Congress of San Francisco



Q57


Protection of computer programmes - Protection of computer-software
| English | French | German |


1975
29th Congress of San Francisco



Q57A


Protection of computer programmes - Protection of computer-software
| German | French | English |


1974
EXCO and Council of Presidents of Melbourne



Q66


The European trade mark
| English | French | German |


1974
EXCO and Council of Presidents of Melbourne



Q59


The international trade mark with supranational effect
| English | French | German |


1974
EXCO and Council of Presidents of Melbourne



Q56


Protection of industrial property in the field of microbiology
| English | French | German |


1972
28th Congress of Mexico, November



Q54


European system for the grant of patents
| English | French | German |


1970
EXCO Madrid



Q52


Possible revision of the Madrid Agreement concerning the international registration of trade marks
| English | French | German |


1970
EXCO Madrid



Q51


Application of the International Convention for the protection of new varieties of plants of 1961
| English | French | German |


1970
EXCO Madrid



Q50


Reorganization of the IAPIP
| English | French | German |


1970
EXCO Madrid



Q48


Application of Articles 2 and 15 of the Paris Convention
| English | French | German |


1967
EXCO Helsinki



Q49


Improvement on an international scale of patent examination
| English | French | German |


1966
26th Congress of Tokyo



Q46


Rearrangement of the text of the International Convention for the protection of intellectual property
| English | French | German |


1966
26th Congress of Tokyo



Q45


The role of trade marks, trade names and geographical indications
| English | French | German |


1966
26th Congress of Tokyo



Q43


The administrative structure of international cooperation in the field of intellectual property
| English | French | German |


1966
26th Congress of Tokyo



Q42


The inventors' certificate
| English | French | German |


1966
26th Congress of Tokyo



Q41


Protection of the commercial name
| English | French | German |


1963
25th Congress of Berlin



Q40


The inventions of employees
| English | French | German |


1963
25th Congress of Berlin



Q39


Reasons for which the rights of the patentee can be restricted
| English | French | German |


1963
25th Congress of Berlin



Q25


Cancellation of the registration of a trade mark at any time upon proof of abandon
| English | French | German |


1960
24th Congress of London



Q38


The problem of exhibitions
| English | French | German |


1960
24th Congress of London



Q37


Incidence on industrial property rights of national or international provisions guaranteeing free competition
| English | French | German |


1960
24th Congress of London



Q36


Interpretation of Article 5 A of the Paris Convention
| English | French | German |


1960
24th Congress of London



Q35


Method and preparations of a study on the unification of laws on patents for inventions
| English | French | German |


1960
24th Congress of London



Q34


International protection of works of applied art, designs and models
| English | French | German |


1960
24th Congress of London



Q33


Temporary protection at expositions
| English | French | German |


1960
24th Congress of London



Q32


Translation of the mark
| English | French | German |


1960
24th Congress of London



Q31


Licensing of trade marks
| English | French | German |


1960
24th Congress of London



Q30


Interdiction of the suppression or the limitation of the right to a trade mark after a certain duration of use
| English | French | German |


1960
24th Congress of London



Q29


Trade marks or names with extended protection
| English | French | German |


1958
23rd Congress of Stockholm



Q23


Study on the unification of the right of trade marks
| English | French | German |


1958
23rd Congress of Stockholm



Q22


Scope of patents for processes, machines and apparatus
| English | French | German |


1958
23rd Congress of Stockholm



Q10


Prolongation of terms of all kinds expiring on a holiday
| English | French | German |


1958
23rd Congress of Stockholm



Q9


By what means may the tendency of the countries be countered to deviate from the rules of reciprocity by the implementation of special rules for patent applications? (originally in French)
| English | French | German |


1958
23rd Congress of Stockholm



Q8


Integral application of the provisions of the Paris Convention (originally in French)Application intégrale des dispositions de la Convention de Paris
| English | French | German |


1957
EXCO Oslo



Q13


Competence of tribunals in industrial property matters and enforcement at defendant's domicile of judgements rendered in the country of the protection
| English | French | German |


1957
EXCO Oslo



Q7


Appellations of origin
| English | French | German |


1956
22nd Congress of Washington



Q6


Should a definition of trade marks be introduced into the Convention?
| English | French | German |


1956
22nd Congress of Washington



Q5


Termination of rights of registered trade marks owing to non-use
| English | French | German |


1956
22nd Congress of Washington



Q4


Application of the Convention to colonies, possessions, etc., and to states acuiring their independence (originally in French)
| English | French | German |


1956
22nd Congress of Washington



Q3


Restrictions of the rights of the patentee for reasons of public interest
| English | French | German |


1956
22nd Congress of Washington



Q2


Protection against the importation of products the process of manufacture of which is patented in the importing country
| German | French | English |


1954
21st Congress of Brussels



Q1


Rearrangement of the text of the International Convention for the protection of industrial property
| English | French | German |






Q96


What may constitute a registrable trademark?
| English | French | German |