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Ambassador Federico A. González (Paraguay) (24-25 October) and Mr. Martin Glass (Hong Kong, China) (17 November)
32. The Chairman said that, since its meeting in June 2011, the Council had received a number of supplements and updates to earlier notifications of laws and regulations notified under Article 63.2 of the Agreement: • China had notified its Revised Rules for the Implementation of the Patent Law; some of its provisions were relevant for the implementation of the Paragraph 6 System; • the Maldives had notified its Law on Copyright and Related Rights; and • the United States had notified the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act. 33. As regards notifications of contact points under Article 69 for the exchange of information and cooperation on trade in infringing goods, he said that an update to a contact point notified earlier had been received from Canada. The information on the Members' transparency toolkit page had been updated accordingly.