Training Seminar - Mediation in Disputes on R&D and Related Commercial Agreements

Organized by
the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center and the European Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations (KOWI)

Supported by ASTP-Proton and the European Industrial Research Management Association (EIRMA)

Brussels, Thursday and Friday, June 9 and 10, 2016


Jon LANG is one of the most experienced mediators in the UK. CEDR accredited and a member of WIPO’s panel of mediators, Jon became a full-time mediator in May 2005, having spent almost twenty years as a solicitor in private practice, the last six as a partner in the disputes group of White & Case in London.

Jon has acted as an expert in mediation, and is a past Chair of the Mediation Committee of the International Bar Association and a former Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association's International Mediation Committee. Jon is also author of the book, 'A Practical Guide to Mediation in Intellectual Property, Technology & Related Disputes' published by Sweet & Maxwell in 2006.

Listed for a number of years in the first tier of mediator rankings of both the Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 legal directories (and in the International Who's Who of commercial mediators), Jon is recognised as one of the top mediators in the UK.

Contact: The International Dispute Resolution Centre
70 Fleet Street
United Kingdom
T +44 (0)20 7936 7057
M +44 (0)7879 635208


Peter MOODY is a senior UK private practice lawyer, with considerable mediation experience, in particular in relation to cross border technology and intellectual property related disputes.

Having spent over 20 years as a partner in London law firms, Peter is now Senior Consultant with Oxford commercial law firm, BrookStreet des Roches LLP. He combines his mainstream commercial and intellectual property practice with a legal business management consultancy, Red Pie Consulting, which focuses on legal risk and, in particular, strategies for avoiding and resolving costly litigation. As a mediator, Peter is accredited by the Institute of Arbitrators in London, is a member of the International Trade Mark Association (INTA) Panel of Trade Mark Mediators and a Panel Mediator for WIPO.

Peter not only acts as mediator but he has particular experience in advising on party preparation for mediation, which he views as critical to success. He has lectured and delivered training on mediation in the Americas, West and Eastern Europe, the Far East and South East Asia, including in association with WIPO.

Contact: Red Pie Consulting
United Kingdom
T + 44 7 880501867