PFC Consultative Group

The Consultative Group examines and makes recommendations on the adoption of proposals for change (PFCs) in accordance with the change procedure set out in section 2.5 of Annex F.  Representatives of any Office, PCT Authority, intergovernmental organization or non-governmental organization that is invited to participate in PCT meetings may at any time join the Consultative Group.

Currently registered members

IP Australia (AU)

  • Samantha Hoy
  • Rob Wills

German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DE)

  • Katja Daubert
  • Nadja Weinand

Eurasian Patent Office (EA)

  • Dmitriy Rogozhin
  • Vassili Troubatchev

European Patent Office (EP)


National Institute of Industrial Property of France (FR)

  • C Bernard

United Kingdom Patent Office (GB)

  • Hazel Craven
  • Julie Daltrey

International Bureau of WIPO (IB)

  • Karl Kalejs

Japan Patent Office (JP)

  • Takatoshi Kimura (Mr.)
  • Tsutomu Igarashi (Mr.)

Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (NZ)

  • Patricia Jennings

United States Patent and Trademark Office (US)

  • Bruce Cox
  • Diana Oleksa

Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (ES)

  • Moreno Francisco



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