09
NOV
2017

WIPO Workshops 9/10 November

The annual WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Workshop was held in Munich this year. The Workshop consisted of two one-day-workshops and was a joint effort of WIPO, the Munich IP Dispute Resolution Forum and the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition. On November 9, 2017 the
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16
MRZ
2017

Industry 4.0 and FRAND licensing

INDUSTRY 4.0 AND FRAND LICENSING In our meeting we discussed what new challenges the manufacturing industry in the era of Industry 4.0 might face regarding the licensing of SEP and what can be learnt from the experience the telecommunication sector has made with FRAND-issues. Panelist
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28
JUN
2016

Mediation in IP Disputes – FRAND and other challenges for IP ADR institutions

The third IP Dispute Resolution Forum Meeting on 28 June 2016 focused on Mediation in IP Disputes. The evening began with a short welcoming speech by Beate Schmidt, President of the Federal Patent Court. Dr. Théophile Margellos (President of the Boards of Appeal, Mediator (ClArb, CEDR
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02
FEB
2016

The UPC Arbitration and Mediation Centre

The second meeting was held on 2 February 2016 and focused on the UPC Mediation and Arbitration Center. Dr. Margot Fröhlinger, Principal Director Patent Law and Multilateral Affairs at EPO and Judge Sam Granata, External member of the UPC Legal Framework Group (Rules on Procedure 
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10
NOV
2015

Is arbitration a promising way to settle FRAND disputes?

The first Munich Dispute Resolution Forum took place on 10 November 2015 and was dedicated to the topical issue of FRAND licensing. More than 110 participants attended presentations and a lively panel discussion and had an opportunity to share ideas at a social mixer. For the program
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