Session details

IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Federal Court of Australia, 184 Phillip Street, Sydney - Court Room 1, Level 21

Session information

It's time: intellectual property litigation reform
Federal Court of Australia, 184 Phillip Street, Sydney - Court Room 1, Level 21

Committee(s)

Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee (Lead)

Description

Intellectual property (IP) litigation throughout the world has become increasingly complex and expensive. This session will look at what can be done to reduce the costs and complexity of IP litigation including examining the expanded use of specialised courts and alternative dispute resolution, the reduction or elimination of discovery, forced reduction of trial lengths and a greater emphasis on early issue determination.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Justice Stephen Burley Federal Court of Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Christian Hilti Rentsch Partner Ltd., Zürich, Switzerland

Speakers

Sue Gilchrist Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Joachim Mader Bardehle Pagenberg, Munich, Germany
Yutaka Miyoshi MORI HAMADA & MATSUMOTO, Tokyo, Japan
Chief Judge David Ruschke US Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Darrin Shaya Stanley Black & Decker, Slough, England