Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on entrusting the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) with certain tasks related to the protection of intellectual property rights, including the assembling of public and private sector representatives as a European Observatory on Counterfeiting and Piracy [COM(2011)0288 - C7-0136/2011- 2011/0135(COD)] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Antonio Masip Hidalgo (A7-0003/2012)
Antonio Masip Hidalgo introduced the report.
The following spoke: Michel Barnier (Member of the Commission).
The following spoke: Alajos Mészáros, on behalf of the PPE Group, Evelyn Regner, on behalf of the S&D Group, Christian Engström, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Sajjad Karim, on behalf of the ECR Group, Paul Nuttall, on behalf of the EFD Group, Raffaele Baldassarre, Lidia Joanna Geringer de Oedenberg, Alexandra Thein, who also replied to a blue-card question by Sajjad Karim, Eva Lichtenberger, Emma McClarkin, Marielle Gallo, who also replied to a blue-card question by Paul Rübig, Silvia-Adriana Ţicău and Andreas Schwab.
The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Ildikó Gáll-Pelcz, Monika Flašíková Beňová, Iosif Matula, Elena Băsescu and Paul Rübig.
The following spoke: Michel Barnier.
IN THE CHAIR: Edward McMILLAN-SCOTT Vice-President