Bills Committee on Patents (Amendment) Bill 2007

Third meeting
on Thursday, 21 June 2007, at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting

LC Paper No. CB(1)1894/06-07
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1)1895/06-07 on 13 June 2007)

-Minutes of meeting held on 22 May 2007

II.Meeting with deputations and the Administration
(2:30 pm - 4:30 pm)

Meeting with deputations

  1. The Hong Kong Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry

  2. Democratic Party
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)1908/06-07(01) - issued on 15 June 2007 - Chinese version only)
Submissions from deputations not attending the meeting

  1. Médecins Sans Frontieres Hong Kong
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)1908/06-07(02) - issued on 15 June 2007)

  2. The Law Society of Hong Kong
    (Two submissions dated 20 April 2007 and 10 May 2007 - LC Paper No. CB(1)1908/06-07(03) - issued on 15 June 2007 - English version only)

  3. Hong Kong Bar Association
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)1944/06-07(01) - attached - English version only)
Clause-by-clause examination of the Bill

LC Paper No. CB(3)451/06-07
(issued on 30 March 2007)

-The Bill

LC Paper No. CB(1)1634/06-07(01)
(issued on 16 May 2007)

-Marked-up copy of the Bill prepared by the Legal Service Division

Ref: CIB CR 06/08/11
(issued on 28 March 2007)

-The Legislative Council Brief on "Patents (Amendment) Bill 2007" issued by the Commerce, Industry and Technology Bureau

LC Paper No. LS53/06-07
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1629/06-07 on 18 April 2007)

-The Legal Service Division Report

LC Paper No. CB(1)1634/06-07(02)
(issued on 16 May 2007)

-Background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(1)1634/06-07(03)
(issued on 16 May 2007)

-Letter dated 7 May 2007 from the Assistant Legal Adviser to the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(1)1813/06-07(01)
(issued on 1 June 2007)

-Administration's response to points raised in the Assistant Legal Adviser's letter dated 7 May 2007

II.Any other business
(4:30 pm)

Council Business Division 1
Legislative Council Secretariat
20 June 2007