Mandate

To promote efficient intellectual property (IP) systems that support international trade, encourage investment in creation and innovation, and facilitate sustainable economic development.

 

Projects for 2017-2018

  • Monitor and provide business perspectives on technology and IP-related issues in UN processes relating to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and to the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing for Development.
    Coordinate business input on the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity’s Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing to ensure transparent and practically implementable legislation at regional and international levels.
  • Issue the 13th edition of the ICC Intellectual Property Roadmap.
  • Develop a knowledge compendium for businesses regarding the valuation and monetization of IP assets.
  • Explore the impact of initiatives to improve efficiency, such as work sharing between patent offices, on patent examination and patent quality.
  • Prepare a position on the reduction of formalities relating to IPR registrations through adhesion to the Convention on the Apostille.
  • Analyse and articulate business needs with respect to requirements for design protection for graphical user interfaces around the world.
  • Continue to produce evidence-based research on the role of intellectual property in innovation by issuing a fifth research paper on incremental innovation.
  • Reinforce messaging on the importance of the European unitary patent and the Unified Patent Court for business in the context of Brexit.
  • Conduct a comparative analysis of recent trade secret legislation in the EU and the US, and possibly other jurisdictions, to facilitate trade secret protection by businesses.
  • Provide an overview of utility models regimes worldwide and business best practices for dealing with these.

 

The ICC's intellectual property tool-kit for chambers of commerce

For further information
Daphne Yong-d'Hervé
Senior Policy Manager
Tel: +33 1 49 53 28 24
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Swiss delegates

  • Axel Braun, F. Hoffmann-LaRoche This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Michael Kock, Syngenta International AG This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Patrick Kohler, Schindler Holding Ltd This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Jean-Pierre Maeder, Nestec Ltd This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Walter Maiwald, Da Vinci Partners LLC This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • John Moetteli, Da Vinci Partners LLC This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • David Koris, Da Vinci Parnters LLC This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Enrica Pantasso, Da Vinci Partners LLC This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Christophe Zimmerli, Schindler Management AG This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Related work Switzerland

Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property

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