Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Singapore's WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre to open its doors in January 2010

The Straits Times online edition has today reported that the Singapore office of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation centre will open in January 2010. A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Law Minister Mr. K. Shanmugam and WIPO Director General Dr Francis Gurry, earlier today. It is reported that when the centre opens a panel of legal specialists will hear intellectual property related disputes ranging from trademark and copyrights to patent issues. The centre will be located within the Maxwell Chambers centre for international dispute resolution.

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