What options are available to settle intellectual property disputes?

Intellectual Property (2nd edition)

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Parties may settle disputes out of court by entering into a private settlement agreement. Disputes may also be settled during court proceedings by the parties reaching a judicial settlement. When a judicial settlement is stated in a record, such statement has the same effect as a final and binding judgment.

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The parties can come to a mutual settlement. The parties could also consider using mediation, such as the Mediation Centre, or the Dubai Chamber's Mediation services, or mediation services through the Abu Dhabi Global Market.

Dubai's first dedicated business mediation centre launched on May 16, 2016.

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Arbitration and Mediation.

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Mediation and arbitration are the methods that may be used for settling intellectual property disputes in India. Arbitrability in IPR, however is only possible for disputes involving right in rem and not in case of rights in personam. Moreover, out of court negotiations and settlement are also common in India, which include co-existence agreement etc.

Updated: June 15, 2018