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The course “Mediation: the perspective of the lawyer in times of crisis” that the Center for Dispute Solutions in Intellectual Property of ABPI – Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (CSD-ABPI) and the Mediation Center of WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) , are bringing to law professionals is a unique experience in mediation techniques. Gathered in the same virtual environment, renowned Brazilian and foreign specialists (lawyers, mediators and magistrates) will address the different perspectives, challenges, theory and practice of this procedure.

In five virtual classes (March 4th, 11th and 25th and April 15th and 22nd), participants will deepen their knowledge of mediation at national and international levels. With a focus on the qualification of the lawyer in this procedure, with a view to the best result for his client, the course combines theory and practice, including, among others, techniques of how, in the scope of mediation, to train the client, mitigate risks and preserve relationships. Lawyers will also focus on a case study and, at the end, experience professional mediation, which will be the subject of debate in the course.

The general coordination of the course “Mediation: the perspective of the lawyer in times of crisis” is Manoel J. Pereira dos Santos, president of CSD-ABPI, and Ignácio de Castro, director of the WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Center. The academic coordination is in charge of lawyers Claudia Grosman, Nathalia Mazzonetto and Rodrigo Azevedo, from CSD-ABPI, and Chiara Accornero, from the WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Center.

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