30 June 2016
Time: 2:00 - 5:30pm
Venue: Allen & Overy, One Bishops Square, London E1 6AD
The School of International Arbitration is pleased to present details of the 1st Joint Seminar organised with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.
The discussions will focus on the theme of "SEP/FRAND Mediation and Arbitration". Topics will include:
- Standardisation process
- How litigation resolves SEP/FRAND disputes
- SEP/FRAND mediation and arbitration
- Calculation of FRAND rate
The seminar is co-chaired by Professor Julian D M Lew QC (Head of the School of International Arbitration; Barrister, 20 Essex Street) and Ignacio de Castro (Deputy Director, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center).
- 14:00-14:10 Welcome and Introduction
Professor Spyros Maniatis, Director, Centre for Commercial Law Studies
Professor Julian D M Lew QC, Head, School of International Arbitration
Ignacio de Castro, Deputy Director, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
- 14:10-15:00 Standardisation in the Telecom Sector and SEP/FRAND Disputes
Moderator: Professor Julian D M Lew QC
Christian Loyau, Legal Director, ETSI
Dr Maria Ioannidou, Lecturer in Competition Law, Queen Mary University of London
Dr Joachim Feldges, Partner, Allen & Overy, Munich
- 15:00-15:15 Questions & Answers
- 15:20-15:40 Coffee Break
- 15:40-17:00 SEP/FRAND Mediation and Arbitration
Moderator: Ignacio de Castro
David Perkins, WIPO Mediator and Arbitrator, London
Garreth Wong, Partner, Bird & Bird, London
Mark Bezant, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting, London
- 17:00-17:20 Questions & Answers
- 17:20 Final Remarks by Sir Robin Jacob, Hugh Laddie Professor of Intellectual Property Law, and Director of the Institute of Brand and Innovation Law, UCL
- 17:30 Closing
Who should attend
Eminent arbitrators, practising lawyers involved in international commercial arbitration, and lawyers in industry concerned with the arbitral process.
This event is accredited for 2.5 CPD hours with the Bar Standards Board.
How to Book
Please register via the QMUL e-shop.
- QMUL students: £25
- Other students: £50
- General: £175.
This event is generously sponsored by Allen & Overy.
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