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International Arbitration Training

Mediation and Arbitration

Introduction

For many companies, intellectual property has become an essential business asset as well as a means of creating value. It is being exploited on an increasingly international level in various forms of collaborative arrangements, such as licenses and technology transfer and R&D agreements. As a consequence, parties increasingly look for dispute resolution mechanisms that match their business requirements: private procedures which provide efficient, flexible and less costly means of settling international disputes without disrupting commercial relationships.


Objectives

By the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Knowledge and understanding on the requirements for a valid arbitration agreement and its enforceability
  • Understanding of the role of lex arbitri and the substantive law
  • Analysis of the role of the court and the ways that the arbitral seat can intervene in the process of arbitration
  • A guide on rules and practices applicable for enforceable domestic awards and the grounds for challenging awards
  • An understanding of the powers and duties of arbitrators and practical guidance on how to conduct arbitral proceedings and communicate effectively with the parties

Target Audience

The course is designed for arbitration and IP lawyers, in-house counsels, patent and trademark attorneys, and business professionals wishing to familiarize themselves with international mediation and arbitration processes and to receive training as neutrals or party representatives.


International Arbitration Training Outline

The course covers the following topics:

  • Overview: Arbitration and Mediation
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Dispute Resolution – Recent Developments
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Mediation: The Conduct of a Mediation and the Role of the Different Actors
  • Concluding the Mediation
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Arbitrations
  • The Conduct of Arbitration Proceedings
  • Interim and Emergency Relief
  • Awards
  • Industry Panel: The Use of ADR for IP and Technology Disputes
  • Drafting Effective Mediation and Arbitration Clauses and Submission Agreements for IP and Technology Disputes

  
  

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IAT01 Kuwait 5-4-2020 9-4-2020