Thinking Internationally about IP and ADR: What Every Lawyer & Corporate Counsel Should Know

Fully digital
19 August 2021, Thursday
8:40pm – 11:00pm (SGT)

The importance of mediation and arbitration in resolving high-stakes intellectual property disputes is often overlooked. This two-hour CLE program, featuring experienced speakers from government, international organizations, and industry, will offer an honest and practical discussion of related topics, including:
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) as a viable alternative in IP disputes.
  • Understanding how IP-ADR works in Asia, Europe, and the United States.
  • Standard Essential Patents: ADR as an alternative to national forum grabs.
  • The role of international IP organizations and national IP offices in ADR.
  • Trademarks and ADR: What brand owners need to know.

Organised by
University of Illinois Chicago School of Law

Co-Organised by
Intellectual Property Office of Singapore
WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center

Panellist Information

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Daryl Lim

Professor of Law and the Director of the Center for Intellectual Property (IP), Information & Privacy Law at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law
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Chiara Accornero

Representative of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center in Singapore, IP Disputes Section, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
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Hon. James Holderman (ret.)

Mediator and Arbitrator, JAMS
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David Perkins

Mediator and Arbitrator, JAMS
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Marco Tong

Deputy Chief IP Officer & Chief Licensing Officer
ZTE Corporation
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Sandy Widjaja

Senior Legal Counsel, Hearings and Mediation, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore