ADR Mechanisms for B2B Digital Copyright and Content-Related Disputes

1:00 pm
 – 3:00 pm

Presentation of the Results of the WIPO-MCST Survey


This online event will present the results of the survey conducted by the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (WIPO Center), with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea (MCST), on the current use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms to handle business-to-business disputes related to digital copyright and digital content. Drawing on more than 1,000 responses from a wide range of stakeholders in 129 countries, the report is a unique source of information on which to base the development of tailored ADR mechanisms.

This event will feature presentations by the authors of the report and WIPO Center staff.



13:00-13:15 CET
I. Opening
Marco Alemán, Assistant Director General, IP Innovation and Ecosystems Sector, WIPO
Ignacio de Castro, Director, IP Disputes and External Relations Division, WIPO Center
Seogweon Kang, Director General, Copyright Bureau, MCST

13:15-14:15 CET
II. The WIPO-MCST Survey Report on ADR Mechanisms for B2B Digital Copyright and Content-Related Disputes
1. Context, objectives, methodology
2. Trends and practices
3. Findings from the survey

Oscar Suárez, Assistant Legal Officer, Business Development Unit, WIPO Center

Dev Gangjee, Professor, University of Oxford
Mimi Zou, Co-Founder, Deep Tech Dispute Resolution Lab, University of Oxford
Adriana Bora, The Future Society

14:15-14:45 CET
III. Development of adapted and customized WIPO ADR procedures
1. New WIPO Model Submission Agreements
2. New WIPO Expert Determination Rules for User-Uploaded Content

Ignacio de Castro, WIPO Center
Leandro Toscano, Head, Business Development Unit, WIPO Center

14:45-15:00 CET
Questions and answers

15:00 CET