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Standard Essential Patents (SEP) / FRAND Disputes: Deal Mediation

May 29, 2024, from 10:00 to 11:00 ET

organized by
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (WIPO Center)

This webinar is jointly organized with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and will discuss how “deal mediation” may be used to facilitate FRAND licensing negotiations. The USPTO and the WIPO Center will moderate a panel discussion between WIPO Mediators Chung Nian Lam and Michele Herman, who will share their experience of mediation and negotiation of FRAND Disputes.


10:00 – 10:10 ET
I. Opening 

Marco Alemán, Assistant Director General, IP Innovation and Ecosystems Sector, WIPO
Kathi Vidal, Director, United States Patent and Trademark Office

10:10 – 10:50 ET
II. Deal Mediation in FRAND Disputes

Moderators: Christian A. Hannon, USPTO and Heike Wollgast, Head, IP Disputes Setion, WIPO Center

Michele Herman, Founder of JusTech Law, USA
Margarita Kato, Legal Officer, WIPO Center, Singapore
Chung Nian Lam, WongPartnership LLP, Singapore

10:50 – 11:00 ET
III. Questions and Answers

We look forward to meeting you online in May.

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


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WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center Singapore
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