Savvy businesses, IP rights holders and their legal counsel increasingly want their IP disputes resolved quickly, efficiently, economically, privately and rationally. Counsel in large, complex IP cases must consider a range of strategic resolution options in deciding how best to achieve their clients' objectives. In this regard, mediation and arbitration are increasingly favored resolution processes. Mediating IP cases can save time and money and allow the parties to structure their own settlement and explore and adopt creative business solutions that would not be possible in a winner-take-all trial. Arbitrating such cases allows the parties to craft their own resolution process, choose an IP- knowledgeable decision maker with the technical and/or legal expertise desired by the parties and resolve their IP dispute privately and at an agreed pace or one determined by the arbitrator in consultation with the parties. Either ADR process can be an effective strategic alternative to litigation.
This 90-minute recorded webinar addresses how counsel in large, complex IP cases can use mediation or arbitration to their client's best advantage. Areas covered are include:
- deciding to mediate the IP dispute;
- what mediation style works best in IP matters;
- selecting a mediator - expertise and process skills;
- ten tips for successful mediation preparation;
- five master principles for presenting your case in mediation;
- closing the deal;
- enforcing the settlement
This program also covers the use of arbitration to resolve large complex IP cases when mediation doesn’t settle the matter and examines the following:
- deciding to arbitrate the IP dispute;
- the arbitration agreement;
- injunctions/emergency relief;
- ad hoc institutional arbitration for IP matters;
- selecting your arbitrator(s) - technical and IP legal expertise;
- five tips for preparing for the preliminary hearing;
- ten master principles for presenting your IP case in arbitration;
- after the hearing: post-arbitration briefing, the arbitration award and enforcing the award.
WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM THIS PRESENTATION: Advocates/lawyers who practice in the IP area, arbitrators, mediators, in-house counsel, and anyone interested in the dynamics of arbitrating/mediating large, complex disputes.
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This program does not qualify for the annual Arbitrator Continuing Education (ACE) requirement.
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