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World Intellectual Property Organization Arbitration and Mediation Center (WIPO)

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    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 
    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.
    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.
    Providing advice and information on the resolution of intellectual property disputes.


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

    Last update : 2003-03-30