1. For a short over-view:

    Dianne Isaac, "Mediation for Intellectual Property Disputes", (12 August 2008) University of Windsor Intellectual Property Legal Information Network
  2. From a corporate perspective:

    Patricia Barclay, "Mediation of IP Disputes" (2010 International Focus, ACR Commercial Section)
  3. From an international intellectual property perspective: C.C. Fernandez & J. Spolter, "International Intellectual Property Dispute Resolution: Is Mediation the Sleeping Giant?" (1998 J. World Intell. Prop. 555)

    Elodie-Anne Telemaque, "La Mediation en propriete intellectuelle: Un outil de prevention et de pacification des litiges a consommer sans moderation" (11 mars 2008) 71 Gazette du Palais 8
  4. From a patent perspective:

    Sarah Tran, "Experienced Intellectual Property Mediators: Increasingly Attractive in Times of Patent Unpredictability" (2008 Harvard Negotiation Law Review, 313

    Mitchell Smith, "Mediation as an Alternative to Litigation in Patent Infringement Disputes, (2009) Volume 11, No. 6, p.1 of the ADR Bulletin of Bond University
  5. From a trademark perspective:

    Floyd A. Mandell & Karen Artz Ash, "Mediation of Trademark Disputes has Advantages" (23 April 2007) The National Law Journal

    Stephanie Chi, "The Role of Mediation in Trademark Disputes"


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