Press Notice 36

Session 2002 - 03

3rd July 2003


Evidence Session: DFID and DTI officials on the UK Government's response to the Commission on Intellectual Property Rights

The International Development Committee is to hold an evidence session with DFID and DTI officials. This will be a one-off evidence session. The Committee will not be producing a report, but the evidence will be published in due course.

Evidence session

Date and venue - Tuesday 15 July, Palace of Westminster

Time - 2.30 p.m.

Witnesses - Charles Clift, Head of CIPR Unit (Commission on Intellectual Property Rights); Ramil Burden, Head of Unit, Trade Policy and Developing Countries, DTI; and Julyan Elbro, Senior Policy Adviser, Intellectual Property and Innovation Directorate, Patent Office

Detailed enquiries to Alan Hudson, Committee Specialist, on 020 7219 1522 or [email protected]


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The membership of the Committee is as follows: Tony Baldry (Chairman) (Conservative, Banbury), John Barrett (Liberal Democrat, Edinburgh West), John Battle (Labour, Leeds West), Hugh Bayley (Labour, City of York), Alistair Burt (Conservative, North East Bedfordshire), Ann Clwyd (Labour, Cynon Valley), Tony Colman (Labour, Putney), Mr Piara S. Khabra (Labour, Ealing, Southall), Chris McCafferty (Labour, Calder Valley), Mr Robert Walter (Conservative, North Dorset) and  Mr Tony Worthington (Labour, Clydebank and Milngavie).

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