What options are available to settle intellectual property disputes in your jurisdiction?

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Arbitration and mediation are available subject to parties' consent or an agreement to submit their dispute to such procedures. Mediation is available at the World Intellectual Property Organization Arbitration and Mediation Centre ("WIPO Centre"), Singapore Mediation Centre, and Singapore International Mediation Centre. Both the WIPO Centre and the SMC have specialist IP panels of mediators.

For patent disputes, the WIPO Centre also offers expert determination, which is subject to parties' consent.

Updated: May 23, 2017