1 – Report of the Workshop Group – November 21st
This report summarises the APAA 56th Council Meeting in Hong Kong, 2009.
2 – November 19th – First Session -2552_001
This is a brochure advertising the Session titled “IP ADR: Panacea or Pain? The WIPO Experience” held during the APAA Workshop Hong Kong 2009.
3 – November 19th – Second Session – 3023_001
This is a brochure advertising the Session titled “The Working and Future of PCT” held during the APAA Workshop Hong Kong 2009.
Anthony Rogers – Bullet Points for APAA Conference
This paper sets out the bullet points used by Anthony Rogers for his presentation during the APAA Conference Hong Kong 2009. It discusses the use of ADR in different jurisdictions, with a special focus on IP.
Erik Wilbers-IP ADR- The WIPO Experience
This presentation, entitled “IP ADR: Panacea or Pain? The WIPO Experience”, was prepared by Erik Wilbers for the APAA Workshop Hong Kong 2009. It examines the mechanisms provided by the WIPO for IP ADR. It also examines the success of IP ADR in the WIPO.
Future of the PCT
This presentation was prepared by the WIPO for the APAA Workshop Hong Kong 2009 titled “The Working and Future of the PCT”. It examines the status of and updates on the PCT globally, and discusses the future of the PCT.
This presentation, entitled “Mediation, Arbitration or MedArb : A Panacea or Another Pain in Resolving IP Disputes in Asia”, was prepared for the APAA Workshop Hong Kong 2009. It examines the Medarb mechanism and its applicability to IP disputes in Asia.
Motion for Straw Poll
A motion for a Straw Poll for the APAA Workshop Hong Kong 2009. The motion in question is: “National laws should expressly state or confirm that IP disputes are arbitrable, arbitral awards involving the validity of patents and trade marks will be recognized and enforced between parties.”
Pravin Anand – Use of ADR in India
This paper is a Powerpoint presentation prepared by Pravin Anand for the APAA Workshop Hong Kong 2009. It provides a brief introduction to the ADR mechanisms available in India and their application to IP cases in India.