WIPO Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) for Intellectual Property Offices and Courts

The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center collaborates with member states Intellectual Property Offices (IP Offices) and Courts to raise awareness of the advantages of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods to prevent and resolve intellectual property and technology disputes.

Collaboration areas

Awareness raising

Raising awareness of ADR for IP disputes may include developing country-tailored information materials for interested parties, organizing joint events, and referring party inquiries received by an IP Office to the WIPO Center for further assistance.

Case administration

The WIPO Center assists IP Offices with ADR case administration, including co-administration, training of mediators and arbitrators and online case administration tools.

ADR options in R&D model agreements

ADR options may be considered in the context of other services offered by IP Offices, including R&D model agreements. The WIPO Center is available to assist IP Offices in the development of such model agreements.




Algeria Algerian National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI) The WIPO Center collaborates with INAPI in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Algeria.
Argentina National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) The WIPO Center collaborates with INPI in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Argentina.
Australia IP Australia The WIPO Center collaborates with IP Australia in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Australia.
Belarus National Center of Intellectual Property (NCIP) The WIPO Center collaborates with NCIP in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Belarus.
Botswana Companies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA) The WIPO Center collaborates with CIPA in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Botswana.
Brazil Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI-BR) The WIPO Center collaborates with INPI-BR in the promotion of the use of ADR options for industrial property disputes in Brazil.

The WIPO Center has participated in the training of mediators in Brazil, in collaboration with INPI-BR.
Bulgaria Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria (BPO) The WIPO Center collaborates with BPO in the promotion of the use of ADR options for industrial property disputes in Bulgaria.
Chile National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI) The WIPO Center collaborates with INAPI in the promotion of the use of ADR options for industrial property disputes in Chile.
China National Intellectual Property Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNIPA) The WIPO Center collaborates with CNIPA in the promotion of the use of ADR options for industrial property disputes in China
Ministry of Justice of the People’s Republic of China The Ministry of Justice of the People's Republic of China has accredited the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Shanghai Service as provider of mediation and arbitration service for foreign-related IP disputes in China.
Colombia Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) The WIPO Center collaborates with SIC in the promotion of the use of ADR options for industrial property disputes in Colombia.
National Directorate of Copyright (DNDA) DNDA administers conciliation proceedings and the WIPO Center administers mediation proceedings concerning copyright and related rights in Colombia.
Costa Rica National Register of Costa Rica The WIPO Center collaborates with the National Register in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Costa Rica.
Cuba Cuban Industrial Property Office (OCPI) The WIPO Center collaborates with OCPI in the promotion of the use of ADR options for industrial property disputes in Cuba.
Czech Republic Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic (IPO CZ) The WIPO Center collaborates with IPO CZ in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in the Czech Republic.
Dominican Republic National Copyright Office (ONDA) The WIPO Center collaborates with ONDA in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in the Dominican Republic.
EAPO Member States Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) The WIPO Center collaborates with EAPO in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in EAPO Member States.
Ecuador National Service of Intellectual Rights (SENADI) The WIPO Center collaborates with SENADI in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Ecuador.
El Salvador National Center of Registries (CNR) The WIPO Center collaborates with CNR in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in El Salvador.
Hungary Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) The WIPO Center collaborates with HIPO in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Hungary.
Indonesia Directorate General of Intellectual Property (DGIP) The WIPO Center collaborates with DGIP in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Indonesia.
Israel Israel Patent Office The WIPO Center collaborates with Israel Patent Office in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property and technology disputes in Israel.
Italy Italian Patent and Trademark Office (UIBM) The WIPO Center collaborates with UIBM in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Italy.
Kazakhstan Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan The WIPO Center collaborates with the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Kazakhstan.
Kenya Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) The WIPO Center collaborates with KECOBO in the promotion of the use of ADR options for copyright disputes in Kenya.
Kyrgyzstan State Service of Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent) The WIPO Center collaborates with Kyrgyzpatent in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Kyrgyzstan.
Lithuania Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania The WIPO Center collaborates with the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Lithuania.
Mexico Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI Mexico) The WIPO Center collaborates with IMPI Mexico in the promotion of the use of ADR options for industrial property disputes in Mexico.
National Institute of Copyright (INDAUTOR) The WIPO Center collaborates with INDAUTOR Mexico in the promotion of the use of ADR options for copyright disputes in Mexico.
Morocco Moroccan Office of Industrial and Commercial Property (OMPIC) The WIPO Center collaborates with OMPIC in the promotion of the use of ADR options for industrial property disputes in Morocco.
Nigeria Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) The WIPO Center collaborates with NCC, in the promotion of the use of ADR options for copyright disputes in Nigeria.
Patents and Designs Registry The WIPO Center collaborates with the Patents and Design Registry in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Nigeria.
Trademarks Registry The WIPO Center collaborates with the Trademarks Registry in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Nigeria.
Paraguay Supreme Court of Justice of Paraguay The WIPO Center collaborates with the Supreme Court of Justice of Paraguay in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Paraguay.
National Directorate of Intellectual Property (DINAPI) The WIPO Center collaborates with DINAPI in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Paraguay.
Philippines Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) IPOHL and the WIPO Center administer mediation proceedings concerning intellectual property rights in the Philippines.

The WIPO Center has participated in the training of mediators in the Philippines, in collaboration with IPOPHL.
Poland Patent Office of the Republic of Poland (PPO) The WIPO Center has participated in the development of a mediation option for trademark opposition proceedings pending before the PPO and administers such proceedings.

The WIPO Center collaborates with PPO in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property and technology disputes in Poland.
Republic of Korea Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) Under MCST, the Korea Copyright Commission (KCC) administers mediation proceedings concerning copyright and related rights and the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) administers mediation proceedings concerning content related rights in the Republic of Korea.

In case of international disputes concerning copyright and content-related rights in the Republic of Korea, MCST also offers a WIPO mediation option to potential parties. In light of the WIPO-MCST collaboration, under certain conditions, parties to WIPO mediation can benefit from a subsidy scheme for fees and costs.
Korea Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) The WIPO Center collaborates with KIPO in the promotion of the use of ADR options for industrial property disputes in the Republic of Korea.
Ministry of Justice The WIPO Center collaborates with the Ministry of Justice in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in the Republic of Korea.
Patent Court of Korea The WIPO Center collaborates with the Patent Court of Korea in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in the Republic of Korea.
Romania Romanian Copyright Office (ORDA) The WIPO Center collaborates with ORDA in the promotion of the use of ADR options for copyright disputes in Romania.
Russian Federation Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the Russian Federation (ROSPATENT) The WIPO Center collaborates with ROSPATENT in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in the Russian Federation.
Serbia Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia The WIPO Center collaborates with the Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Serbia.
Singapore Ministry of Communications and Information The WIPO Center collaborates with Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) in the promotion of the use of ADR options for disputes in the area of Film and Media and Entertainment in Singapore.

The WIPO Center has developed in cooperation with IMDA the WIPO Mediation and Expedited Arbitration Rules for Film and Media, which have been specifically tailored to resolve disputes in the film and media sectors, as well as the special model contract clauses and submission agreements.
Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) The WIPO Center administers mediation proceedings concerning intellectual property disputes in Singapore.

The WIPO Center has developed a mediation option for trademark, patent, industrial design and geographical indications proceedings and an expert determination option for patent proceedings pending before IPOS and administers such proceedings.

The WIPO Center collaborates with IPOS and the Copyright Tribunal in the promotion of the use of ADR options for copyright disputes in Singapore.
Ministry of Law The WIPO Center collaborates with the Ministry of Law in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Singapore.

The Ministry of Law has designated the WIPO Center as mediation service provider in Singapore.
Spain Ministry of Culture and Sports
Directorate General of Cultural Industries, Copyright and Cooperation
The WIPO Center collaborates with the Directorate General of Cultural Industries, Copyright and Cooperation of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, in the promotion of the use of ADR options for copyright disputes in Spain.
Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM) The WIPO Center collaborates with OEPM in the promotion of the use of ADR options for industrial property disputes in Spain.

The WIPO Center has also participated in the development of the OEPM model Research and Development (R&D) agreements, which recommend WIPO Mediation and WIPO Expedited Arbitration options.
Switzerland Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IPI) The WIPO Center collaborates with IPI in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes.
Thailand Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court (CIPITC) The WIPO Center collaborates with CIPITC in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Thailand.
Trinidad and Tobago Intellectual Property Office The WIPO Center collaborates with the Intellectual Property Office of Trinidad and Tobago in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Trinidad and Tobago.
Ukraine Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (MEDT) The WIPO Center collaborates with MEDT in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in Ukraine.
United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office (IPO) of the United Kingdom The WIPO Center collaborates with the IPO of the United Kingdom in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in the United Kingdom.
United Republic of Tanzania Copyright Society of Tanzania (COSOTA) The WIPO Center collaborates with COSOTA in the promotion of the use of ADR options for copyright disputes in the United Republic of Tanzania.
United States of America United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the USPTO encourages parties to consider ADR as a means of settling the issues raised in any trademark or patent proceedings. The WIPO Center is one of the listed dispute resolution services providers for TTAB and PTAB proceedings.

The WIPO Center also collaborates with the USPTO in the promotion of the use of ADR options for intellectual property disputes in the United States.

Events

Selected Events with IP Offices and Courts

Date Event Location Type of event Language In collaboration with
November 25, 2021 OMPIC-WIPO Seminar on Mediation of Industrial Property and Technology Disputes Morocco Virtual French Moroccan Industrial and Commercial Property Office (OMPIC)
October 27, 2021 Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms for IP Disputes Paraguay Virtual Spanish Supreme Court of Justice of Paraguay
October 20-21, 2021 Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms for Copyright Disputes Mexico Virtual Spanish National Institute of Copyright of Mexico (INDAUTOR)
October 15, 2021 2021 Intellectual Property Congress - Trademark protection beyond registration Colombia Virtual Spanish Superintendence of Industry and Commerce of Colombia (SIC)
October 14-15, 2021 Overview of ADR Used in the Area of IP Internationally Botswana Virtual English Companies and Intellectual Property Authority of Botswana (CIPA)
September 16, 2021 KECOBO-WIPO Webinar: Alternative Dispute Resolution in Mobile Applications Disputes Kenya Virtual English Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO)
August 19, 2021 Thinking Internationally about IP & ADR: What Every Lawyer and Corporate Counsel Should Know Singapore Virtual English Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)
June 29-30, 2021 WIPO-INAPI: Webinar on WIPO Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms Algeria Virtual French Algerian National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI)
June 21, 2021 WIPO-IPO CZ: Webinar on Mediation of IP Disputes Czech Republic Virtual English Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic (IPO CZ)
June 1-3, 2021 Online WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Workshop Switzerland Virtual Spanish National Institute of Industrial Property of Chile (INAPI), National Directorate of Copyright of Colombia (DNDA), Superintendence of Industry and Commerce of Colombia (SIC), National Register of Costa Rica, Cuban Industrial Property Office (OCPI), National Copyright Office of the Dominican Republic (ONDA), National Service of Intellectual Rights of Ecuador (SENADI), National Center of Registries of El Salvador (CNR), Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI Mexico), National Institute of Copyright of Mexico (INDAUTOR), Directorate General of the Industrial Property Registry of Panama (DIGERPI), National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property of Peru (INDECOPI), Ministry of Culture and Sports of Spain, Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM), National Directorate of Industrial Property of Uruguay (DNPI), Autonomous Service of Intellectual Property of Venezuela (SAPI)
April 27, 2021 WIPO-IPOS Webinar: Resolving IP and Technology disputes through WIPO Mediation Singapore Virtual English Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)
April 23, 2021 IPOPHL-WIPO Webinar: Alternative Dispute Resolution in Mobile Applications Disputes Switzerland Virtual English Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL)
April 20, 2021 IPOPHL Webinar on Online Mediation and WIPO Mediation Option: Challenges and Opportunities Philippines Virtual English Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL)
April 8, 2021 WIPO-MCST-KCC Mediation Webinar - 웹세미나 : 조정제도 화상 실무 강의 Republic of Korea Virtual Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST), Korea Copyright Commission (KCC)
March 23, 2021 WIPO-OMPIC: Webinar on WIPO Mediation Morocco Virtual French Moroccan Industrial and Commercial Property Office (OMPIC)
March 22, 2021 WIPO Webinar: IP Offices and Use of WIPO's Alternative Dispute Resolution Services Singapore Virtual English Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)
January 28, 2021 WIPO-SIC Webinar on Mediation for Industrial Property Disputes Colombia Virtual Spanish Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC)
January 21, 2021 Alternative Dispute Resolution in Mobile Applications Disputes Trinidad and Tobago Virtual English Intellectual Property Office of Trinidad and Tobago (TTIPO)
Date Event Location Type of event Language In collaboration with
December 16, 2020 Mediation and Arbitration for Entertainment Disputes Nigeria Virtual English Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC)
November 12, 2020 OEPM-WIPO: R&D Model Agreements and Dispute Resolution in the Sector Spain Virtual Spanish Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM)
October 28, 2020 Webinar on Intellectual Property Disputes: Using ADR to Manage IP Disputes Trinidad and Tobago Virtual English Intellectual Property Office of Trinidad and Tobago (TTIPO)
October 15, 2020 AUSCL-WIPO Webinar Resolving IP and Tech Disputes outside the Courts. The Experience of the WIPO Center Australia Virtual English IP Australia
September 7, 2020 Webinar IP Mediation in Ukraine Ukraine Virtual English Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine, Ukrainian Intellectual Property Institute (Ukrpatent)
August 7, 2020 WIPO-IPOS Webinar Resolving IP and Technology disputes through WIPO Mediation Singapore Virtual English Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)
June 30, 2020 Webinar Mediation and Arbitration for IP Disputes – The Experience of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center Paraguay Virtual Spanish Supreme Court of Justice of Paraguay
June 24, 2020 Webinar Mediation Promotion Scheme for Copyright- and Content-related Dispute; 문화체육관광부-세계지식재산기구 조정 지원 사업 소개(한국어) Republic of Korea Virtual Korean WIPO and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea (MCST)
June 18, 2020 Webinar The Landscape of Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms for Copyright Disputes Colombia Virtual Spanish National Directorate of Copyright of Colombia (DNDA)
June 9, 2020 Webinar Mediation and Arbitration of Intellectual Property and Technology Disputes Ecuador Virtual Spanish National Service of Intellectual Rights of Ecuador (SENADI)
February 4, 2020 Conference on Resolution of IP Disputes through Mediation and Arbitration Warsaw, Poland In person English Patent Office of the Republic of Poland (PPO)
December 2, 2019 Mediators Training for Copyright and Content Disputes Singapore In person English Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)
November 13, 2019 Seminar on ADR for Intellectual Property and Technology Disputes Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago In person English Intellectual Property Office of Trinidad and Tobago (TTIPO)
November 12, 2019 National Workshop on Intellectual Property and Mobile Applications Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago In person English Intellectual Property Office of Trinidad and Tobago (TTIPO)
November 7, 2019 Mediation and Arbitration Workshop Paris, France In person English French National Bar Council; The National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI)
November 5 to 7, 2019 WIPO Sub-Regional Workshop - Specialized Training on Collective Management of Rights Asuncion, Paraguay In person Spanish National Directorate of Intellectual Property of Paraguay (DINAPI)
October 29, 2019 Seminar on Mediation of Copyright Disputes Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic In person Spanish National Copyright Office of the Dominican Republic (ONDA)
October 7, 2019 Seminar on ADR for Copyright and Content Disputes in the Film Industry Busan, Republic of Korea In person Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea (MCST)
September 24 and 25, 2019 National Seminar on Resolving Intellectual Property Disputes Efficiently through Mediation and Arbitration Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan In person English Ministry of Justice of Republic of Kazakhstan
August 8, 2019 Seminar on WIPO Mediation Option Manila, Philippines In person English Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL)
June 6, 2019 IP@6 Seminar on WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Bern, Switzerland In person English Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IPI)
June 6, 2019 Seminar on Application of WIPO Mediation in Intellectual Property Litigation Beijing, China In person English/Chinese Supreme People’s Court (SPC) of the People’s Republic of China
May 28 and 29, 2019 Regional Conference on Intellectual Property and Sports Ljubljana, Slovenia In person English Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)
May 28, 2019 Seminar on Mediation for Intellectual Property (IP) and Technology Disputes Kyiv, Ukraine In person English Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine (MEDT)
May 22, 2019 Seminar on Mediation of International Copyright-related Disputes Seoul, Republic of Korea In person Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea (MCST)
May 21, 2019 Workshop for Mediators for Copyright-related Disputes Seoul, Republic of Korea In person Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea (MCST)
May 8, 2019 Seminar on Mediation of International Content-related Disputes Busan, Republic of Korea In person Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea (MCST)
November 26, 2018 Mediation Seminar at the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office Madrid, Spain In person Spanish Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM)
September 27, 2018 Presentations and discussion on Alternative Dispute Resolution for Intellectual Property and Copyright Offices Geneva, Switzerland In person English
September 14, 2018 Seminar on ADR for R&D and Technology Transfer Disputes Buenos Aires, Argentina In person Spanish National Institute of Industrial Property of Argentina (INPI)
May 3, 2018 WIPO-KIPO Workshop – Mediation of Intellectual Property Disputes Seoul, Republic of Korea In person Korean Korea Intellectual Property Office (KIPO)
April 26, 2018 100 Years of Industrial Property Protection in Poland Warsaw, Poland In person English/Polish Patent Office of the Republic of Poland (PPO)
April 26, 2018 WIPO National Seminar on Arbitration and Mediation Bucharest, Romania In person English/Romanian Romanian Copyright Office (ORDA)
April 24-26, 2018 XI International Forum: Intellectual Property – XXI Century Moscow Russian Federation In person Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the Russian Federation (ROSPATENT)
March 26, 2018 Workshop for Lawyers on Entertainment Disputes. Time- and Cost-Efficient Alternative Dispute Resolution of Film and Media Disputes Nairobi, Kenya In person English Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO)
December 6, 2017 National Workshop on Mediation of Copyright Disputes Vilnius, Lithuania In person English Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania and the Commission for Copyright and Related Rights of Lithuania
December 3, 2017 Training Center on Intellectual Property of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) Conference on Intellectual Property Rights and Disputes Kuwait City, Kuwait In person English Patent Office of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC Patent Office)
November 23 and 24, 2017 Program on Mediation and Arbitration for Intellectual Property Disputes for the Moroccan Industrial and Commercial Property Office (OMPIC) Casablanca, Morocco In person English Moroccan Industrial and Commercial Property Office (OMPIC)
November 9, 2017 Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) and Content Dispute Resolution Commission (CDRC) International Forum on Content Dispute Resolution Seoul, Republic of Korea In person English/Korean Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA)
November 2, 2017 WIPO-KCC Seminar on Copyright Mediation Seoul, Republic of Korea In person English/Korean Korea Copyright Commission (KCC)
November 1, 2017 Seminar on Mediation for Copyright-related Disputes Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic In person Spanish National Copyright Office of the Dominican Republic (ONDA)
September 11, 2017 Effective Dispute Resolution in Research and Development Tel Aviv, Israel In person English Israel Patent Office (ILPO)
September 7-8, 2017 XIIIth International Symposium on Industrial Property in Innovative Economy – Startups and What Next? Krakow, Poland In person Polish Patent Office of the Republic of Poland (PPO)
August 23, 2017 Seminar on ADR for IP Disputes Buenos Aires, Argentina In person Spanish National Directorate of Copyright of Argentina (DNDA), National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI)
August 21, 2017 Seminar on ADR for IP Disputes Asuncion, Paraguay In person Spanish National Directorate of Intellectual Property of Paraguay (DINAPI)
June 22, 2017 WIPO Workshop on Mediation and Arbitration of Patent Disputes Shanghai, China In person Chinese National Intellectual Property Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNIPA)
June 21, 2017 WIPO Workshop on Mediation and Arbitration of Patent Disputes Beijing, China In person Chinese/English National Intellectual Property Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNIPA)
May 30-31, 2017 WIPO Sub-regional Workshop on Mediation Belgrade, Serbia In person English Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia (IPO)
April 26-27, 2017 WIPO Sub-regional Workshop on Mediation and Arbitration of Intellectual Property Disputes Riyadh, Saudi Arabia In person English Patent Office of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC Patent Office)
December 5-7, 2017 Workshop on Technology Transfer, Valuation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Bogota, Colombia In person Spanish Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC)
November 23, 2016 Seminar on ADR for Industrial Property and ICT Disputes Mexico City, Mexico In person Spanish Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI)
November 21, 2016 Seminar on ADR for Intellectual Property Disputes San Salvador, El Salvador In person Spanish National Center of Registries (CNR)
November 18, 2016 Seminar on ADR for Intellectual Property Disputes Havana, Cuba In person Spanish Cuban Industrial Property Office (OCPI)
September 20, 2016 Launch Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM) Model R&D Agreements Madrid, Spain In person Spanish Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM)
March 11, 2016 ADR of IP and Technology Disputes – WIPO Guide for IP Offices and Courts Seoul, Republic of Korea In person English/Korean Korea Intellectual Property Office (KIPO)
December 1, 2015 Seminar on ADR for IP and IT Disputes Bogota, Colombia In person Spanish National Directorate of Copyright (DNDA)
November 10, 2015 USPTO Roundtable on the Use of Mediation for Disputes before the USPTO San Jose, United States of America In person English United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
October 20, 2015 IPR Day Conference Copenhagen, Denmark In person English Danish Patent and Trademark Office (DKPTO)
September 17, 2015 Mediation Seminar for Copyright Disputes Seoul, Republic of Korea In person Korean Korea Copyright Commission (KCC)
August 27, 2015 WIPO-IPOS Mediation Seminar: Win-Win in IP Disputes Singapore In person English Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)
June 3-4, 2015 Seminar on WIPO ADR services Yaoundé, Cameroon In person French Organisation Africaine de la Propriété Intellectuelle (OAPI)
April 16, 2015 Mediation for Intellectual Property disputes pending at IPOPHL Manila, Philippines In person English Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL)
December 11, 2014 Workshop on Mediation of Trademarks Disputes before the Israeli Patent Office (ILPO) Tel Aviv, Israel In person English Israel Patent Office (ILPO)
October 28-29, 2014 WIPO-KCC Copyright Mediation Workshop Seoul, Republic of Korea In person Korean Korea Copyright Commission (KCC)
October 27, 2014 Workshop on Alternative Dispute Resolution for IP Disputes Luxembourg, Luxembourg In person English Intellectual Property Office of Luxembourg
August 28, 2014 WIPO-IPOS Workshop on Expert Determination for IP and IT Disputes Singapore In person English Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)
May 8, 2014 National Seminar on Mediation in Intellectual Property Sofia, Bulgaria In person English Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria (BPO)
May 7-8, 2014 Mediation Workshop for Intellectual Property disputes pending at IPOPHL Manila, Philippines In person English Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL)
April 7-8, 2014 Workshop on Mediation of IP Disputes Madrid, Spain In person Spanish Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM)
March 11-12, 2014 Mediation Workshop for Intellectual Property Disputes pending at DGIP Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia In person English Directorate General of Intellectual Property (DGIP)
October 10, 2013 National Workshop on Mediation in IP Disputes Chrisinau, Republic of Moldova In person English State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova (AGEPI)
August 29, 2013 WIPO-IPOS Mediation Workshop for Intellectual Property Disputes Singapore In person English Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)
May 21, 2013 MCST-WIPO-KCC Copyright ADR Seminar Seoul, Republic of Korea In person English/Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST), Korea Copyright Commission (KCC)
April 25-26, 2013 Copyright Workshop on Mediation Mexico City, Mexico In person Spanish National Institute of Copyright (INDAUTOR)
April 16, 2013 National Seminar on Alternative Dispute Resolution Prague, Czech Republic In person English Industrial Property Office of Czech Republic
March 12-13, 2013 Workshop on Mediation in Intellectual Property Disputes at INPI Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil In person English/Portuguese Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI-BR)
July 24-26, 2012 Workshop on Mediation in Intellectual Property Disputes at INPI Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil In person English/Portuguese Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI-BR)
December 12-13, 2011 Workshop on Settlement of Intellectual Property Disputes through Arbitration and Mediation Manila, Philippines In person English Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL)
December 8-9, 2011 Workshop on Mediation in Intellectual Property Disputes at IPOS Singapore In person English Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)
December 8-9, 2010 Workshop of Arbitration in Intellectual Property Disputes Manila, Philippines In person English Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL)
June 16, 2010 WIPO IP ADR Seminar Ljubljana, Slovenia In person English Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)
December 14-15, 2009 Workshop on Arbitration and Mediation of Intellectual Property Disputes Lisbon, Portugal In person English Portuguese Institute of Industrial Property
November 23, 2009 Seminar on Arbitration and Mediation of Intellectual Property Disputes Madrid, Spain In person Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sports
September 17-18, 2009 Global Symposium of Intellectual Property Authorities Geneva, Switzerland In person English
June 17, 2009 9th European Trademark and Patent Offices Forum Brussels, Belgium In person English
April 9-10, 2008 Seminar on Arbitration and Mediation of Intellectual Property Disputes Mexico City, Mexico In person Spanish National Institute of Copyright (INDAUTOR)
June 28-29, 2007 WIPO/KIPO Sub-Regional Workshop on Arbitration and Mediation of Intellectual Property Disputes Daejeon, Republic of Korea In person Korean Korea Intellectual Property Office (KIPO)

Contact information

WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (Geneva)
34, chemin des Colombettes
1211 Geneva 20
Switzerland

T +4122 338 8247
F +4122 740 3700

WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (Singapore)
Maxwell Chambers Suites
28 Maxwell Road #02-14
Singapore 069120

T +65 6225 2129
F +65 6225 3568

For additional information arbiter.mail@wipo.int