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

August 19 @ 7:40 am - 10:00 am CDT

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:

  • 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.

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Daryl Lim

Professor of Law & Director, Center for Intellectual Property, Information and Privacy Law, University of Illinois Chicago School of Law

Rena Lee

Chief Executive, IP Office of Singapore

Heike Wollgast

Head, IP Disputes Section, WIPO Arbitration & Mediation Center

Chiara Accornero

IP Disputes Section, WIPO Arbitration & Mediation Center

James Holderman

Mediator & Arbitrator, JAMS

David Perkins

Mediator & Arbitrator, JAMS

Marco Tong

Chief Licensing Officer & Deputy IP Officer

Sandy Widjaja

Senior Legal Counsel, Hearings & Mediation Department, IP Office of Singapore

Detleft von Ahsen

Partner, Kuhnen & Wacker

Jill Ge

Counsel, Allen & Overy

Nancy Qiu Geng

Partner, Manager of Shanghai and Suzhou Office, Trademark Attorney, Linda Liu & Partners

Jessamyn Honculada

Head, Hague Development and Promotion Section, The Hague Registry, Brands and Designs Sector, WIPO

Gordon Humphreys

Chairperson, Fifth Board of Appeal, European Union Intellectual Property Office

Lisa Jorgenson

Lisa Jorgenson

Executive Director, AIPLA

Ray Millien

Raymond Millien

Chief IP Counsel, Volvo Car Corporation

Kenneth Ng

Partner, Chang Tsi & Partners

James Pooley

James Pooley

IP Litigator and Trade Secrets Expert

John Richards

Of Counsel

Roberta Romano-Götsch

Chief Operating Officer, European Patent Office

Christian Thomas

Partner, Kuhnen & Wacker

Yunpeng Xiao

Deputy Director of PCT Division III, Preliminary Examination and Flow Management Dept., CNIPA

Dr. Stanley Lai

Partner, Allen & Gledhill LLP

Nancy Song

Partner, Linda Liu & Partners

R. Peter Spies

Partner, DTL Ltd.

Alice Wang

Senior Partner & Director, International Affairs, Beijing Guantao Law Firm

Duck Soon Chang

Attorney, Kim & Chang


August 19
7:40 am - 10:00 am
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