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Patents Committee: minutes and associated papers, 1957-1975

MS. 16182/35
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  1. Minutes of Patents Committee 1957-1975
  2. Associated papers, including a 2nd memorandum of a committee comprising the Chemical Industries Association and other chemical bodies on the patent system, 1968

1964 papers indicate a proposal to amend the Patents Act 1949 to conform with the Strasbourg Convention. 8 at the same time as the European Patent Convention. Between the dated 1970 and 1971 papers is an undated "Paper by T[imothy] W[ade] Roberts for CIPA informals" discussing "peripheral" vs "central" claiming (a key issue in the runup to the European Patent Convention of 1973).

1957 papers indicate a switch of Secretary from Sir William Jarratt through Sir Henry Gregory to Sir Archibald Harrison.


  • Creation: 1957-1975


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 16182/35

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom