Bills Committee on Trade Marks Bill

Nineteenth meeting on
Monday, 17 April 2000, at 8:30 am
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


  1. Confirmation of minutes of meeting

  2. (8:30 am - 8:35 am)

    LC Paper No. CB(1)1387/99-00 - minutes of meeting on 26 February 2000 (to follow)

  3. Discussion on parallel importation

  4. (8:35 am - 10:00 am)

    LC Paper No. CB(1)1370/99-00(01)-further written submission from the Hong Kong Food Council on parallel importation (attached)

    LC Paper No. CB(1)1370/99-00(02)-information paper on "liberalizing parallel importation of trade mark goods" (English to follow)

    LC Paper No. CB(1)1370/99-00(03)-a checklist of papers on parallel importation prepared by the Secretariat (attached)

    LC Paper No. CB(1)1391/99-00(01)-submission from the Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong (Chinese only) (attached);

    LC Paper No. CB(1)1391/99-00(02)-information paper on "section 42 of the US Lanham Act" (English only) (attached);

  5. Discussion on issues raised during clause-by-clause examination of the Bill

  6. (10:00 am - 10:30 am)

    LC Paper No. CB(1)1370/99-00(04)-updated list of issues raised during clause-by-clause examination of the Bill (as at 6 April 2000) (attached)

    LC Paper No. CB(1)1370/99-00(05)-comparison between the existing and the proposed time limits and extensions of time for trade mark applications (English only) (attached)

    LC Paper No. CB(1)1370/99-00(06)-information paper on clause 50(2) - "genuine use" (English only) (attached)

    LC Paper No. CB(1)1391/99-00(03)-information paper on clause 53 - "alteration of registered trade mark" (English only) (attached)

    LC Paper No. CB(1)1327/99-00(02)-further note on the relief from groundless threats of infringement proceedings (issued)

  7. Any other business

Legislative Council Secretariat
14 April 2000