Committee Scope: International Patent Treaties and Laws Committee

Scope of Committee: Issues arising out of differences in the patent laws and practices of countries outside the United States, including:

(1)  the rights of United States inventors (or their assignees) to obtain patent protection in other countries and the rights of foreign nationals to the benefit of United States laws;

(2)  the rights of United States producers to export patented products to foreign countries and the rights of foreign producers to import patented products into the United States; and

(3)   the international conventions and treaties involving patent rights, except as assigned to other committees;

including cooperation with other committees and entities, such as the ABA Section of International Law.

Subcommittee on UK and Europe

Subcommittee on Latin America

Subcommittee on Canada

Subcommittee on Asia