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AIPPI-US Amicus Briefs to the US Supreme Court

  • Alice v. CLS Bank: Amicus brief to the US Supreme Court Brief of Amicus Curiae Association Internationale Pour la Protection de la Propriete Intellectuelle in Support of Neither Party
  • Bilski v. Doll: Amicus brief to the US Supreme Court Brief of Amici Curiae Association Internationale Pour la Protection de la Propriete Intellectuelle and International Association For The Protection of Intellectual Property (U.S.) in Support of Reversal
  • Mayo v. Prometheus: Amicus brief to the US Supreme Court Brief of Amici Curiae Association Internationale Pour la Protection de la Propriete Intellectuelle and International Association For The Protection of Intellectual Property (U.S.) in Support of Neither Party

Study Question Materials for 2017 AIPPI World Congress

Reports of AIPPI-US for 2016 Meeting in Milan

Reports of AIPPI-US for 2015 Meeting in Rio de Janeiro

Reports of AIPPI-US for 2014 Meeting in Toronto

Reports of AIPPI-US for 2013 Meeting in Helsinki

Reports of AIPPI-US for 2012 Meeting in Seoul

Reports of AIPPI-US for 2011 Meeting in Hyderabad

Reports of AIPPI-US for 2010 Meeting in Paris

Reports of AIPPI-US for 2009 Meeting in Buenos Aires

  • AIPPI Q 194 (2009) The Impact of Co-Ownership of Intellectual Property Rights on their Exploitations – by Michael S. Connor, Margaret A. Dobrowitsky, Bruce D. Gray; Dan Altman; Michael McGurk, Andrew Sparkler
  • AIPPI Q 208 (2009) Border Measures and other Means of Customs Intervention against Infringers - Ethan Horwitz, Ken Adamo, Bryan Adams, Manisha Desai, Rel Ambrozy, Steve Geztoff, Lee Carl Bromberg, David Hill, Scott Brient ,Robert Horowitz, David Chernek, Patrick Keane. Contributors:  Kim E. Choate, Raja Saliba.
  • AIPPI Q 209 (2009) Selection Inventions – the Inventive Step Requirement, other Patentability Criteria and Scope of Protection - John Osha, William Ellis, Rick Neifeld, Janet MacLeod, Drew Meunier, Jeffrey Bergman, David Chernek, Leslie MacDonell.
  • AIPPI Q 210 (2009) The Protection of Major Sporting Events and associated commercial activities through Trademarks and related IPR - Uli Widmaier, Peter C. Schechter.

Reports of AIPPI-US for 2008 Congress in Boston, MA

  • AIPPI Q 202 (2008) The impact of public health issues on exclusive patent rights - by Amanda Hollis, Henry Blanco-White and Jason Brost
  • AIPPI Q 203 (2008) Damages for infringement, counterfeiting and piracy of Trademarks - by Uli Widmaier and Joan M. McGivern (with research assistance provided by Alexandra Scuro)
  • AIPPI Q 204 (2008) Liability for Contributory Infringement of IPRs - by John Pegram and Bryan Diner
  • AIPPI Q 205 (2008) Exhaustion of IPRs in cases of recycling and repair of goods - by David W. Hill, Vanessa A. Ignacio, Plymouth D. Nelson, Jeffrey E. Danley

Reports of AIPPI-US for 2007 Meeting in Singapore

  • AIPPI Q 193 (2007) Divisional, Continuation and Continuation in Part Patent Applications - by David W. Hill, Kakoli Caprihan, Joyce Craig-Rient and Darren M. Jiron
  • AIPPI Q 194 (2007) The Impact of Co-Ownership of Intellectual Property Rights on their Exploitation - by Margaret A. Dobrowitsky, Ward Y. Olivete, Joan M. McGivern, Jennifer L. Co and Mary Parvaneh
  • AIPPI Q 195 (2007) Limitations of the Trademark Protection - Jeffrey M. Butler and Robert Sacoff

Reports of AIPPI-US for 2006 Congress in Gothenburg, Sweden

  • AIPPI Q 189 (2006) Amendment of Patent Claims After Grant (in court and administrative proceedings, including re-examination proceedings requested by third parties) - by Drew Meunier, Blas Aarroyo, Ken Adamo, Bryan Diner, Sabing Lee, Marc Richards and Henry Blanco White
  • AIPPI Q 190 (2006) Contracts regarding Intellectual Property Rights (assignments and licenses) and third partie - by David Einhorn
  • AIPPI Q 191 (2006) The Relationship Between Trademarks and Geographical Indications Report Of The United States Group - by Andrew Simpson, Christine James and Michael Grow
  • AIPPI Q 192 (2006) Acquiescence (tolerance) to infringement of Intellectual Property Rights - by Tim Crean, Duo Chen, Timothy May, Jeff Berkowitz, Justin Kayal, James Rosini, Kristen McCallion, Mark Fischer, Hans Troesch, Joy Tassin, Steve Lindholm, Marcus Hunt

Reports of AIPPI-US for the Berlin Exco Meeting September 2005

  • AIPPI Q 185 (2005) Enforcement of IP Rights - by Michael N. Meller, Kenneth Adamo, Blas P. Arroyo, and Adda C. Gogoris
  • AIPPI Q 186 (2005) Punitive damages as a contentious issue of IP rights – by Michael Kirk, Chad J. Doellinger and James Crowne
  • AIPPI Q 187 (2005) Limitations on exclusive IP rights by competition law – by E. Anthony Figg and C. Nicole Gifford
  • AIPPI Q 188 (2005) Conflicts between trademark protection and free speech – by Kathryn Barrett Park and Uli Widmaier

Other Recent Reports and Papers of AIPPI-US

2004 Congress in Geneva, Switzerland

  • AIPPI Q 180 Content and relevance of industrial applicability and/or utility as requirements for patentability
  • AIPPI Q 181 Conditions for registration and scope of protection of non-conventional trademarks
  • AIPPI Q 182 Database protection at national and international level
  • AIPPI Q 183 Employers' right to intellectual property

2003 Executive Committee Meeting in Lucerne, Switzerland

  • AIPPI Q 173 Issues of co-existence of trademarks and domain names: public verses private international registration systems
  • AIPPI Q 174 Jurisdiction and applicable law in the case of cross-border infringement (infringing acts) of intellectual property rights
  • AIPPI Q 175 The role of equivalents and prosecution history in defining the scope of patent protection

2002 Executive Committee Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal

  • AIPPI Q 167 Current standards for prior art disclosure in assessing novelty and inventive step requirements
  • AIPPI Q 168 Use of a mark "as a mark" as a legal requirement in respect of acquisition, maintenance and infringement of rights
  • AIPPI Q 169 Criminal law sanctions with regard to the infringement of intellectual property rights

2001 Congress in Melbourne, Australia

  • AIPPI Q 155 Conflicts between trademarks and Company and Business Names
  • AIPPI Q 156 International Exhaustion of Industrial Property Rights
  • AIPPI Q 157 The Relationship between Technical Standards and Patent Rights - No U.S. Group Report submitted
  • AIPPI Q 158 Patentability of Business Methods
  • AIPPI Q 159 The Need and Possible Means of Implementing the Convention on Biodiversity into Patent Laws

2000 Executive Committee Meeting in Sorrento, Italy

  • AIPPI Q 137 The future of the patent system in Europe - No U.S. Group Report submitted
  • AIPPI Q 147 The effectiveness of border measures after TRIPS- No U.S. Group Report submitted
  • AIPPI Q 148 Three-dimensional marks: the borderline between trademarks and industrial designs
  • AIPPI Q 150 Patentability Requirements and Scope of Protection Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs), single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) and Entire Genomes
  • AIPPI Q 151 The impact of advertising restrictions on trademarks