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Mediation and Arbitration for Software and Franchising Disputes - Online event

organized by
the World Intellectual Property Organization Arbitration and Mediation Center (WIPO Center)
and the Dispute Resolution Center (CSD-ABPI) of the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI)

in cooperation with
Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial (INPI)

with the support of the
Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia (MCT)
Serviço Brasileiro de Apoio às Micro e Pequenas Empresas (SEBRAE)
Associação Brasileira das Empresas de Software (ABES)
Associação Brasileira de Franchising (ABF)

Zoom, May 12, 2022



Opening Remarks

Claudio Vilar Furtado, President, INPI-Brazil
Ignacio de Castro, Director, IP Disputes and External Relations Division, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
Manoel J. Pereira dos Santos, ABPI
Representatives of MCT, SEBRAE, ABES and ABF


Resolving Software Disputes in Brazil: pitfalls Mediation and arbitration as alternative tools

Representative of ABES
Representative of WIPO – Ignacio de Castro, WIPO Center
Representative of ABPI – Manoel J. Pereira dos Santos


Resolving Franchising Disputes in Brazil: pitfalls Mediation and arbitration as alternative tools

Representative of ABF – Sidnei Amenondeira Jr.
Representative of WIPO – Chiara Accornero, WIPO Center
Representative of ABPI – Rodrigo Azevedo

12:10-12:30 CET

Questions and answers

We look forward to meeting you online.

For any related inquiries, please contact arbiter.mail@wipo.int


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