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, the Contact 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:

President of the Study & Work Committee (CET)
Name Company Country Contact
Ms. Coleen Morrison
Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/S.r.L.
President of the Membership Committee
Name Company Country Contact
Mr. Barry W. Graham
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner
President of the Communications Committee
Name Company Country Contact
Dipl.-Ing. (Univ.) Dr.-Ing. Alexander Wyrwoll
Winter, Brandl, Fürniß, Hübner, Röß, Kaiser, Polte - Partnerschaft mbB,
Elected Councillors
Name Company Country Contact
Mr. Kazuaki Takami
Takewa International Patent Office
Dott. Ing. Paolo Stucovitz
Dr. Ing. Prof. Alfredo Raimondi S.r.l.
Mr. Lennart Karlström
Mr. Jan Modin
Noréns Patentbyrå AB
Mr. Eric Le Forestier
Mr. Wei Cheng
Ge Cheng & Co.
Convenor of Council
Name Company Country Contact
Mr. Douglas N. Deeth
Deeth Williams Wall
Name Company Country Contact
Ms. Elia Sugrañes Coca
Sugrañes S.L.
Dott. Roberto Pistolesi
Dragotti & Associati S.R.L.
Mr. Marc Chauchard
Mr. Julian Crump
Abel + Imray
Mr. Ivan Bacellar Ahlert
Dannemann, Siemsen, Bigler & Ipanema Moreira
Dipl.-Phys. (Univ.) Jürgen Christian Schmidtchen
Kramer Barske Schmidtchen Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Past President and President of Honour
Name Company Country Contact
Mr. John R.S. Orange
Mr. Pierre François Héritier
Mr. R. Danny Huntington
Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
Mr. Knud Raffnsøe
Mr. Bastiaan H. Koster
Von Seidels
DI Helmut Sonn
Mr. Francis Ahner
Mr. Peter H. Huntsman
Marquette IP