Jurisdiction & Dispute Resolution in the Internet Era:
Governance and Good Practices
in cooperation with
Day one: June 17, 2015
Session 1 : Conflict of laws / private international law in the Internet era: which courts shall decide Internet-related disputes?
- Jurisdiction in Internet-related intellectual property disputes (presentation)
- Jurisdiction in Internet-related intellectual property disputes (article)
Prof. Edouard Treppoz, University of Lyon III, France
Jurisdiction in Internet-related privacy/defamation disputes
Dr. Michel Reymond, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva
- Panel discussion
- WIPO and Private International Law, by Dr. Eun-Joo Min, Senior Legal Counsellor, Policy and Cooperation, Building Respect for IP Division, World Intellectual Property Organization
- Hague Conference on Private International Law, by Dr. Marta Pertegás, First Secretary, Hague Conference on Private International Law
Session 2 : What alternative resolution systems for Internet-related disputes today and tomorrow?
- The implementation of the right to be forgotten by Google: issues and challenges of massive online micro-justice
Prof. Alain Strowel, Université Catholique de Louvain/Université Saint-Louis, Brussels, Belgium
- The protection of the rights to be forgotten: lessons and perspectives from Open Data
Prof. Alessandro Mantelero, Polytechnic University of Turin/Nexa Center for Internet and Society
- ADR mechanisms for Internet domain name disputes: a model to be generalized?
Prof. Jacques de Werra, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva
Session 3 : What mechanisms for solving disputes in the ICT industries? The case of the licensing of Standard Essential Patents (SEP) under Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) terms
- The perspective of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU),
Antoine Dore, Senior Legal Officer, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
- The perspective of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute,
Maïssa Bahsoun, Legal Advisor, European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)
- The perspective of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center,
Dr. Heike Wollgast, Senior Legal Officer, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
- Panel discussion and
- How do European Courts look at FRAND and SEPs?,
by Dr. Michael Fröhlich, Senior Director of EU Intellectual Property & Strategy at BlackBerry, Chairman of the AIPPI Standing Committee on Standards and Patents
Session 4 : How shall jurisdictional immunity and inviolability apply in the Internet Era?
- Immunity and inviolability of the Internet root
Dr. Jovan Kurbalija, founder of Diplo Foundation, Head of the Geneva Internet Platform