Workshop on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Research and Development Collaborations

Organized by the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center and the Center for Intellectual Property Rights, Catholic University of Leuven
Leuven, Belgium, Friday, November 13, 2009

09.00 - 09.15 Registration and Coffee  
     
09.15 - 09.20 Welcome  
   
     
09.20 - 09.35 Introduction to ADR Mechanisms - Mediation, (Expedited) Arbitration and Expert Determination  
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09.35 - 10.00 R&D Collaborations in FP7 - Ways to Collaborate and the Joint Research Centre’s Experience with Dispute Resolution  
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10.00 - 10.25 New Ways of R&D collaboration : Open Innovation, Collaborative Licensing and How to Prevent and Resolve Disputes  
     
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10.25 - 10.40 Coffee Break

 

     
10.40 - 11.40 Panel Discussion 1 - Industry Perspectives on ADR in R&D Collaborations  
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11.40 - 12.40 Panel Discussion 2 - Universities and Research Institutes Perspectives on ADR in R&D Collaborations  
  Chairman:
  • Christopher John Hull, Secretary General of EARTO
 
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12.40 - 13.00 Q&A Session  
     
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch Break  
     
14.00 - 14.30 Arbitration and Mediation Cases and Dispute Resolution Clauses in the context of R&D  
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14.30 - 17.00 Case Study - Mock Mediation/Arbitration  
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17.00 - 17.25 Conclusions