Recent surveys indicate that mediation settlement rates for intellectual property disputes are as high as 70%. Mediation is a cost-effective, efficient way to resolve trademark disputes.
INTA endorses mediation as an effective way to resolve trademark disputes. INTA's Trademark Mediators Network (TMN) of experienced mediators and trademark law experts is the world’s only panel of mediators with a focus in trademark and unfair competition law; and trained in the art of mediating disputes. The TMN includes mediators who are fluent in various languages and understand mediation standards in a number of countries and regions.
This program features interviews with international experts on trademark law, including litigators, mediators, and in-house counsel, to give you an overview of how your business can use mediation to obtain cost-effective and timely resolutions to trademark disputes. The program answers eight common questions about mediation:
- What is mediation?
- What is the difference between voluntary and mandatory mediation?
- Why recommend mediation?
- Is mediation a sign of weakness?
- When is the best time to mediate?
- What is the best way to choose a mediator?
- How much does mediation cost?
- What if it fails?
View the answers to these questions in this video.