Proceedings of the Standing
Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce
First Session, Thirty-eighth Parliament, 2004-05
Chair: The Honourable JERAHMIEL S. GRAFSTEIN
Wednesday, March 23, 2005
Issue No. 9
First and last meeting on:
Bill C-29, An Act to amend the Patent Act
The Honourable Jerry Pickard, P.C., M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry
Jacques Hains, Director, Corporate Strategies Branch, Canadian Intellectual Property Office;
Rob Sutherland-Brown, General Counsel, Intellectual Property Law Group, Legal Services.
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Jerahmiel S. Grafstein, Chair
The Honourable W. David Angus, Deputy Chair
The Honourable Senators:
*Austin, P.C.(or Rompkey, P.C.), Biron, Day, Fitzpatrick, Harb, Kelleher, P.C., *Kinsella (or
Stratton), Massicotte, Meighen, Moore, Oliver, Plamondon, Tkachuk
*Ex officio members
Changes in membership of the committee:
Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:
The name of the Honourable Senator Day substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Hervieux-Payette, P.C.
(March 21, 2005).
The name of the Honourable Senator Oliver substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Angus (March 23, 2005).