The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
Also available as a videoconference hosted in Morrison & Foerster's Palo Alto, San Francisco, and New York offices (details below) as well as live from Geneva, Switzerland.
Morrison & Foerster LLP is pleased to host this video-linked conference presented by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators featuring speakers from the United States and Europe.
Panel 1: Innovative Approaches to Patent Arbitration: Lessons from the Trenches
Marc Peters, a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Palo Alto office, will moderate a discussion on specific ways to use the flexibility of arbitration to resolve patent-related disputes in a more efficient way than can be done in litigation. Topics to be discussed include effective case management techniques that involve a standard arbitration clause as well as innovative arbitration clauses that include special procedures. Mr. Peters will be joined by the following panelists:
Panel 2: Patent Law: A Public Policy Basis for Vacatur?
Steven Reisberg will moderate a discussion regarding the circumstances under which a patent arbitration award may (or should) be denied recognition or enforcement under the public policy exception of Article V of the New York Convention. Topics to be discussed include how the public policy exception has been interpreted by American and European courts; what aspects of patent law, if any, qualify as Mandatory Law; and the intersection of patent and competition law. Mr. Reisberg will be joined by the following panelists:
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