Arbitration and mediation – a missed opportunity?

By Aurélia Marie

Arbitration and mediation are under-used when it comes to trademark disputes. However, they can be an excellent way to resolve international conflicts, offering resolutions that will remain confidential via quick and flexible procedures.

Among the different alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes available today, arbitration and mediation are probably the oldest. While both are enjoying a publicity boost in relation to IP disputes, there is a question mark over whether this corresponds to real success.

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