Are any non-court enforcement options or dispute resolution mechanisms mandatory in respect of intellectual property disputes in any circumstances? If so, please provide details.

Intellectual Property (2nd edition)

Japan Small Flag Japan

No.

UAE Small Flag UAE

Administrative enforcement actions are available as outlined above.

All disputes between employers and employees must first be referred to the Ministry of Labour for settlement.

Mexico Small Flag Mexico

An administrative procedure which is conducted by the Mexican Patent and Trademark Office. It is called “border measures”. Its main purpose is to seize or interrupt the free circulation of infringing products at the border.

India Small Flag India

There are no mandatory non-court enforcement or dispute resolution mechanisms mandatory in respect of intellectual property disputes, unless the contractual relationship between the parties mandates any specific form of non-court dispute mechanism.

Updated: June 15, 2018