Skip to main content
Centre for Commercial Law Studies

Managing and Resolving Life Sciences Disputes Through Mediation and Arbitration

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Online

School of International Arbitration and WIPO Arbitration and Mediation CentreOrganized by: School of International Arbitration (SIA), Queen Mary University of London and WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center

Parties from the life sciences sector are increasingly using mediation and arbitration to resolve their disputes. Life sciences entities already represent some 15% of users of WIPO Mediation and Arbitration, covering a wide range of disputes faced by pharmaceutical, biosciences, medical devices and chemical industries.

Join us for this year’s SIA-WIPO Symposium, where you will hear from a panel of experts discussing a range of topical issues surrounding the use of mediation and arbitration to resolve life sciences disputes, including options to tailor proceedings and how to draft effective dispute resolution clauses.

Program:

June 14, 2022. 3.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. CEST

Moderator: Maxi Scherer, Professor, School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary University of London

Speakers:

  • Rachael Kent, Partner, International Arbitration Practice Group, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • Joseph Kirk Jr., Principle Counsel, Global Patent Litigation Department, Sanofi
  • Julian Lew QC, Head, School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary University of London
  • Sally Shorthose, Partner, IP & Life Sciences Practice Groups, Bird & Bird LLP
  • Heike Wollgast, Head, IP Disputes Section, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center

Question & Answer

Closing

Back to top