Enforceability - Chapter 11 - Arbitration of International Intellectual Property Disputes

Thierry Calame
Martin Aebi
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38 pages
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PDF from "Arbitration of International Intellectual Property Disputes"
May, 2012
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Thierry Calame is Partner and Head of Intellectual Property in the Zurich Office of the Swiss law firm Lenz & Staehelin. He is an expert in intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis on technology and patent related disputes. Mr. Calame has acted as counsel and arbitrator in numerous technology and intellectual property related arbitration proceedings, notably under ICC Rules and Swiss Rules. In addition, he has vast experience as counsel in intellectual property and unfair competition litigation before Swiss courts and advises on licensing, the intellectual property aspects of a wide range of other transactions and pharmaceutical law, including regulatory and advertising issues. Mr. Calame holds a masters degree in chemistry from the Swiss Institute of Technology (ETHZ) and a doctorate in law from the University of St. Gallen. He is a permanent lecturer at the University of St. Gallen and the Reporter General of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).

Dr. Martin Aebi is an Arbitration Counsel in the Zurich Office of the Swiss law firm Lenz & Staehelin. His practice focuses on international commercial arbitration, with an emphasis on technology and intellectual property related disputes such as licensing and jointdevelopment issues. He has acted as counsel in a wide variety of proceedings under the ICC Rules, Swiss Rules, Vienna Rules and in ad hoc arbitration. Dr. Aebi is a graduate of the University of St. Gallen (lic. iur. 1999, Dr. iur. 2005--scholar of the Swiss national research foundation). He obtained an LL.M. degree at Columbia Law School in 2005 (Fulbright scholar). In addition to his arbitration practice, he has extensive experience as counsel in intellectual property and unfair competition litigation before Swiss courts, as well as in administrative proceedings before national TV-broadcasting supervisory authorities.