Applicable Law and Patent Licensing Disputes: Determining fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory treatment

Dates: 01/18/2016 Dates: 01/18/2016 Times: 18:30 - 20:00 Location: KCL, Anatomy Museum, King's Building, Strand, London WC2R 2LS

kCL logoThis event is hosted by the King’s College Forum on International Dispute Resolution and is part of a series of “Academic Conversations” organised by the Transnational Law Institute.

Dr Barbara Lauriat and Dr Holger Hestermeyer in discussion with William (Rusty) Park, Professor of Law at Boston University. Professor Park’s practice and teaching focus on international financial and commercial transactions.

After studies at Yale and Columbia, Professor Park practiced law in Paris before park400x250returning home to Boston to teach tax and banking. He served as Director of the Boston University Center for Banking Law Studies and has held visiting appointments at the universities of Cambridge, Dijon, Hong Kong, Auckland and Geneva, as well as Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

His published work includes Arbitration of International Business DisputesInternational Chamber of Commerce Arbitration (with Craig and Paulsson),International Commercial Arbitration (with Reisman, Craig and Paulsson), Income Tax Treaty Arbitration (with Tillinghast) and International Forum Selection, as well as articles on legal and fiscal aspects of international business.

Professor Park is General Editor of Arbitration International. He has served as Arbitrator on the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland and the Appeals Tribunal of the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims. Currently he sits on the NAFTA Chapter 14 Financial Services Roster.

He has served as arbitrator in both institutional and ad hoc proceedings and arbitrates in French as well as English. Subject matters include joint ventures, insurance, foreign investment, acquisitions, tax, gas price adjustment, loan agreements and licenses for intellectual property.

Professor Park is a member of the Governing Board of ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration) and sits on the Board of the American Arbitration Association. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the College of Commercial Arbitrators.

In 2008 the United States appointed Park to the Panel of Arbitrators for the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. Since 2010 he has served as President of the London Court of International Arbitration.

This event is hosted by the King’s Forum on International Dispute Resolution, part of the Transnational Law Institute, and will be followed by a reception.

Date: Monday 18 January 2016
Time:  6.30-8pm
Venue: Kings’ College, Anatomy Museum, King’s Building, Strand, London WC2R 2LS
Conversationalists:  Dr Barbara Lauriat, Dr Holger Hestermeyer with Professor William (Rusty) Park.
Cost:  This event is free to attend but online registration is required!

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