Fundamental Programme 100 Series

IP108 Mediation of IP Disputes

12 Oct 2023

0.5 days, 2.5 hours in total

The seminar is part of the IP Manager Scheme PLUS training programme which is intended to enhance the participants’ understanding of and promote the advantages of using mediation in resolving intellectual property (IP) related disputes.


Lecture I

12 Oct 2023 (Thur)



Topic: IP disputes mediation and practical tips

  • Various types of IP disputes
  • Mediation as a means of dispute resolution
  • Advantages and considerations of choosing mediation for resolving IP disputes
  • Enforcement of mediation settlement agreement etc.
  • Q & A

Speaker: Mr. Anthony Tong
                 Ex-Deputy Chairman of the Copyright Tribunal of the Hong Kong SAR


Lecture II

12 Oct 2023 (Thur)



Topic: IP mediation in the Mainland

  • Cross border disputes on IP matters and their handling
  • Consideration and procedures of using mediation in resolving such disputes
  • Q & A

Speaker: Dr. Francis Law
                 President of HKMC and Chairman of IDRRMI

Lecture III

12 Oct 2023 (Thur)



Topic: Mediate First Pledge

  • The efforts of DoJ in promoting mediation
  • Introduction of the “Mediate First” Pledge

Speaker: Ms. Edith Tam
                 Senior Government Counsel, Department of Justice

Target Audience

Entrepreneurs, IP owners and executives of local startups/ small and medium enterprises/ large enterprises, mediators

Course Structure

The 0.5-day course consists of 3 lectures, total 2.5 hours


Lecture Theatre, 7/F, VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Course Format



Cantonese, supplemented with English terms


Participants will receive a certificate awarded by the organiser upon completion of the entire course


Free for members of "IP Manager Scheme PLUS"; $100 for non-members


Priority in registration for the course will be given to enterprises that have joined “IP Manager Scheme PLUS”.

The organiser reserves the final rights to change the course details and arrangements.


This training course is registered as a CPD course of the Hong Kong Mediation Centre (2.5 points).

Applications of CPD accreditation for the training course will be made to the Law Society of Hong Kong, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Hong Kong and Hong Kong Accreditation Association Limited.  Details will be announced upon confirmation.

Participants are reminded that attendance at all sessions and days of a CPD course of one or more days in duration is necessary in order to obtain CPD points. No CPD points will be awarded for partial attendance. 

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