Fundamentals and Trends in IP and Tech Mediation and Arbitration
In their first collaboration, the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center and the Georgia Intellectual Property Alliance present a full-day workshop on the fundamentals and trends in intellectual property and technology mediation and arbitration.
The all-day program features speakers from Atlanta and around the world (including from WIPO’s offices in Geneva) and will be held at modern, state-of-the art facilities at the Georgia State University College of Law’s building, including the Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation. Continuing legal education credit (6 Georgia CLE hours approved) will be provided.
Registration fee includes the all-day workshop plus CLE hours, breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks and cocktail reception.
—Doug Isenberg (The GigaLaw Firm), Chair
DATE: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
TIME: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (followed by cocktail reception until 6:30 p.m.)
LOCATION: Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation at Georgia State University College of Law, 85 Park Place, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30303
CLE: 6 hours (approved for Georgia)
AGENDA (TENTATIVE; DETAILED PROGRAM WILL BE PROVIDED TO REGISTRANTS BEFORE THE WORKSHOP)
Overview of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
Intellectual Property Dispute Resolution
The Conduct of a Mediation and the Role of Different Actors (and Do’s and Don’ts Along the Way)
Benefits (and Limitations) of Arbitration
The Conduct of Arbitration Proceedings
Pros and Cons of Arbitration in the Intellectual Property Context
Open Q&A and Additional Views on Arbitration of IP Disputes
Drafting Effective Mediation and Arbitration Clauses and Submission Agreements for IP Disputes
Q&A and Closing Remarks
(INCLUDES 6 GEORGIA CLE HOURS APPROVED, BREAKFAST, LUNCH, COFFEE BREAKS AND COCKTAIL RECEPTION)
$200 general admission
$100 in-house counsel and faculty
$25 for students