Arbitration

Resolving Cross-Border IP Issues Via Arbitration

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Morrison & Foerster’s article on the “Arbitration of Intellectual Property and Licensing Disputes”, featured in The Asia-Pacific Arbitration Review 2021, examines the viability and desirability of arbitration as an alternative mechanism for resolving cross-border IP and IP-related disputes. Rights holders have traditionally turned to court litigation to protect rights such as patents, copyrights, trademarks and …

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Is Investment Arbitration at a Crossroads?

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Lord Goldsmith QC, Chair of Asian and European Litigation at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, has delivered the keynote speech at the opening of the inaugural Tel Aviv Arbitration Day, where he asked if investment arbitration is at a crossroads in its development. Some 3,000 Bilateral Investment Treaties (BIT) have been made since the first one …

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International Arbitration: the top trends in 2018

Freshfields –  Legal, political and economic forces continue to buffet the ever more complex world in which our clients operate. A tumultuous 2017 provided us some insight into where international arbitration’s greatest challenges (and opportunities) lie in 2018. In our forwarding looking, practical guide, we highlight 10 key trends in the year ahead. Highlights include: …

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International arbitration: the top trends in 2018

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Freshfields – A tumultuous 2017 provided us some insight into where international arbitration’s greatest challenges (and opportunities) lie in 2018. In our forwarding looking, practical guide, we highlight 10 key trends in the year ahead. Highlights include: > With the re-emergence of protectionism in the West, and the retrenchment from multilateralism in the US, the …

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Opportunities for New Zealanders With Arbitration Growth

With the growth of globalisation, the preferred dispute resolution mechanism for disputes between corporates operating in different locales, arbitration, has also grown. It is a rare law firm that deals with internationally operating corporates that does not have an interest in arbitration. An initiative by the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand, AMINZ, is …

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Michael Heron QC’s Online Arbitration Site Scores Firm Major Cost-Saving Win

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Michael Heron QC’s Complete Online Dispute Resolution (CODR) service completed what it believes is the first online arbitration in August, at a cost estimated to be 10 per cent of the cost of a court process. And the system is about to use artificial intelligence to make dispute resolution even faster, says Michael Heron. …

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ICCA “Add On” Queenstown Arbitration Day Event for 2018 Conference

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Global arbitration leaders will be mixing and mingling in both Sydney and Queenstown next year, with New Zealand’s hosting of a major arbitration conference featuring some of the country’s leading arbitrators, as well as global guests. For the first time, the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) Congress, next year in Sydney, will have an …

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Why You Need To Be Careful When Asking For Arbitration

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Burns & Levinson – In 2014, I posted Carefully Craft Your Arbitration Clause if You Want Some, But not All, Disputes Arbitrated.  A decision a few months ago, Trustivo, LLC v. Anthem, Inc. is a reminder that if a contract has a broad arbitration provision, a party may have little chance of getting court intervention – …

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High Court Removes Arbitrator Over Doubts Over Impartiality

Clifford Chance – -Once appointed, an arbitral tribunal will generally retain its authority to determine a dispute until it has issued a final award and has no further duties. The tribunal’s authority may come to an end before then if the parties agree to revoke it or if the arbitrators resign of their own volition. …

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