The Advisory Council assists the Bureau and supervises observance of FICPI’s statutes, rules and code of conduct, the decisions of the EXCO and the traditions of the federation.

The immediate past president of FICPI is the Coordinator of the Advisory Council, which also comprises former presidents, honorary presidents, as well as the presidents of the CET, the Communications Commission, and the Membership Commission, who are members by right, and five to seven elected councillors.  The Bureau keeps the Coordinator informed of its activities.

The current members of the Advisory Council are:

Coordinator of Advisory Council
Name Company Country Contact
Mr. Julian Crump
Abel + Imray
United Kingdom
Elected Councillors
Name Company Country Contact
Mr. Ivan Bacellar Ahlert
Dannemann, Siemsen, Bigler & Ipanema Moreira
Brazil
Mr. David Cheng
Ge Cheng & Co.
China
Mr. Eric Le Forestier
LE FORESTIER CONSEIL
France
Mr. Kazuaki Takami
Takewa International Patent Office
Japan
Mr. Barry W. Graham
United States
Mr. Jan Modin
Noréns Patentbyrå AB
Sweden
Past Presidents and Presidents of Honour
Name Company Country Contact
Mr. Douglas N. Deeth
Deeth Williams Wall
Canada
Mr. Knud Raffnsøe
Denmark
DI Helmut Sonn
Austria
Mr. R. Danny Huntington
Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
United States
Mr. Peter H. Huntsman
Marquette IP
Australia
Mr. Bastiaan H. Koster
Von Seidels
South Africa
Mr. John R.S. Orange
Canada
Mr. Francis Ahner
France
Mr. Julian Crump
Abel + Imray
United Kingdom
Mr. Pierre François Héritier
Switzerland
Bureau
Name Company Country Contact
Dr. Sharon E. Crane
Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
United States
Ms. Elia Sugrañes
Sugrañes S.L.P.
Spain
Mr. Swarup Kumar
Remfry & Sagar Attorneys at Law
India
Dott. Roberto Pistolesi
Dragotti & Associati S.R.L.
Italy
Mr. Michael J. Caine
Davies Collison Cave
Australia
Dipl.-Ing. Uwe R. Borchert
Puschmann Borchert Kaiser Klettner Patentanwälte Partnerschaft mbB
Germany
President of the Membership Committee
Name Company Country Contact
Ms. Paula Sailas
Berggren Oy
Finland