SWIPO is looking for members of the Complaints board
Members of the Complaints Body must individually meet the following requirements (and submit sufficient information to the Complaints Secretariat to substantiate this) to (a) be approved as a member of the Complaints Body and (b) separately, in connection with any specific Complaint submitted to the Complaints Body, in order to assist the Complaints Secretariat assess which Complaints Body members would be eligible to participate in a specific complaint review process (the “Eligible Complaint Body Members” for purposes of that specific complaint):
i. Sufficient understanding or expertise regarding one or more of the SWIPO Codes of Conduct and the related Transparency Statement requirements (including the distinction between (a) what is required for adherence and (b) what is recommended and therefore not required for adherence to a Code);
ii. Sufficient understanding and experience regarding contractual negotiations between commercial parties;
iii. No possible or perceived conflict(s) of interest that could prevent or possibly endanger a fair and unbiased assessment or decision regarding an alleged infringement of a SWIPO Code of Conduct;
iv. Not employed by or affiliated with a SWIPO Member;
v. Not employed by an EU regulatory or adjudicative body.