Workshop on IP Dispute Resolution - Litigation, Mediation and Arbitration in the United States of America, China and Germany

Organized by the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
Supported by Taylor Wessing and the Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)

Düsseldorf, Germany, Thursday, October 11, 2012

9.30 – 9.40 Welcome and Introduction
 
  • Sabine Rojahn, Taylor Wessing
  • Judith Schallnau, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
   
9.40 – 11.00 IP Litigation in USA, China and Germany – Costs, Duration and Enforceability
 

Speakers:

   
11.00 – 11.20 Coffee Break
   
11.20 – 12.50 International Mediation and Arbitration of IP Disputes – Costs, Duration and Enforceability
 

Speakers:

     
12.50 – 13.50 Lunch
   
13.50 – 14.20 WIPO Mediation and Arbitration of IP Disputes  
14.20 – 15.30 Panel Discussion – Litigation, Mediation and Arbitration Experience  
 

Moderator:

  • Sabine Rojahn, Taylor Wessing

Panelists:

  • Frank Zacharias, General Patent Counsel, Porsche AG, President LES Germany
  • Dr. Dieter Joseph, Senior Director Licensing and Litigation Support, Infineon AG
  • Matthias Zenner, Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, German Branch, General Counsel
  • Dr. Sven Wehser, Leica Microsystems GmbH, Global Director IP