World Intellectual Property Organization Arbitration and Mediation Center (WIPO)

General information

Official name Le Centre d'arbitrage et de médiation de l'Organisation Mondiale de la Propriété Intellectuelle (OMPI)
Address 34, chemin des Colombettes
City Genève 20
Country Switzerland
Telephone (41) 22 338 8247
Fax (41) 22 740 3700
URL http://www.arbiter.wipo.int/
Email arbiter.mail@wipo.int
Presentation
Founded in 1994, the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center administers various dispute resolution services for the settlement of commercial disputes between private parties involving intellectual property. The Center is international, independent and neutral, and is assisted in its operation by advisory bodies composed of external experts in international dispute resolution and intellectual property.
Functions
The Centre administers the following procedures: mediation (also known as conciliation); arbitration; expedited arbitration; mediation followed, in the absence of a settlement, by arbitration. The Centre regularly organizes conferences, seminars and training programmes on the subject of arbitration and mediation of intellectual property disputes. These events usually take place at the headquarters of WIPO in Geneva.
Services
Providing advice and information on the resolution of intellectual property disputes.

Documents

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Model Clause
WIPO Arbitration Rules (1994)  
WIPO Expedited Arbitration Rules (1994)  
WIPO Mediation Rules (1994)  


Last update : 2003-03-30