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Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office

Harmonisation Committee

The Harmonisation Committee deals with all questions concerning the worldwide harmonisation of Patent Law. In particular, the Committee advises the delegates named by the President of the Council for meetings of the Standing Committee on the law of Patents, convened by WIPO, or for other related meetings convened by WIPO, and reports to the Council about these meetings.

The Harmonisation Committee shall have a maximum of ten full members.

Terms of Reference of the Harmonisation Committee

Committee Members
Country Name
CH Marcus Ehnle
DE Lothar Steiling
Ulrich Weingarten
ES Luis-Alfonso Durán Moya
FI Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen
GB John D. Brown (Chair)
IR Dermot Roche
IT Filippo Santi (Secretary)
PL Magdalena Krekora