Alternative Dispute Resolution (II) Arbitration vs Mediation

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The dispute is settled by one or more arbitrators who render a binding decision (arbitration award). The final outcome is binding on both parties and enforceable in courts.


A neutral IP specialist (mediator) helps the parties settle their dispute based on their needs and interests.


Alternative Dispute Resolution vs Litigation when solving IP conflicts in Latin America

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) What is it and what is it for?

ADR is a private way of solving conflicts that may arise in the course of trade between partners or competitors.

ADR mechanisms allow the parties to effectively solve intellectual property disputes and they may play a part in the in-court litigation process (such as in Argentina).

Intellectual Property in Latin America: how to exploit your creations

Intellectual Property is a powerful tool to benefit from your company's intangible assets. In fact, compared to tangible assets, intangible assets protected by IPRs offer a wider range of options when it comes to exploitation. Besides the manufacture and commercialization of the product or services, owners may choose other means to profit from their creations.

Intellectual Property in the fashion industry and the IP helpdesks for European SMEs

Join us for this workshop during the EU Fashion Match 10.0 online matchmaking organised by the Chamber of Commerce Netherlands (KVK), member of the Enterprise Europe Network!

During the session: SME support for Fashion Industry European Union, we will talk about the role of Intellectual Property in the fashion industry and we will explore key aspects of IP protection for European companies in the Latin American and Indian markets together with the expert of the India IP SME Helpdesk.

Joint International Helpdesks Trade Fair Guide – Protecting your IP at Trade Fairs


This guide provides an overview of Intellectual Property (IP) protection strategy for EU SMEs specifically on how to be ready before, during and after a trade fair or exhibition in China, South-East Asia and Latin-America.

Virtual Event - Technology Forum 2020

Technology and IPR - the right place for the Latin America IPR Helpdesk to chime in!

Join us at the Technology Forum 2020. The matchmaking event aims to promote business, technological and research partnerships bringing together the vivid ICT community from Greece, South-East European countries and beyond. Innovative companies, universities, research centers and other organisations active in the wide ICT sector are invited to expand their network, explore new ideas and develop cooperation potential following a programme of pre-arranged meetings.