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Civil & Commercial Mediation Services

Our Intellectual Property Mediators

5 of our mediators specialise in intellectual property rights disputes, click on the arrows below to view all of our intellectual property rights dispute mediators, click on READ MORE to view an individual mediators full CV.

  • Mediator Harvinder Singh Bhurji

    The lead Mediator and Director of Effective Dispute Solutions Limited is Harvinder Singh Bhurji

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    Roderick O'Driscoll

    Rod is a Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Mediator, a Notary Public and a qualified Solicitor of the Supreme Court

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  • Ike Ehiribe

    As a Chartered Arbitrator and Adjudicator I have issued well over 400 awards and decisions in civil & commercial disputes

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    Richard De Rivaz

    Richard is a CEDR Accredited Mediator and a Designated Member of Specialist Mediators LLP.

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  • John Roche

    Qualified as a Solicitor 1991, having obtained Is Class Honours Law Degree from Liverpool University

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  • Branding disputes
  • Trade mark disputes
  • Copyright infringement disputes
  • Passing off of trade goodwill, reputation disputes
  • Theft of intellectual property by competitors employees disputes

Intellectual Property Rights Disputes

Intellectual property concerns property used in business, commerce, such as brands, names, symbols, designs, patterns, inventions, literary and artistic works. In the same way that individuals have property rights in tangible property i.e. a car, house, intellectual property rights exist in the same way and are personal rights. Intellectual property disputes can be enormous and devour the money, time and manpower of organisations and individuals.

Case Studies

  • IP Disputes Theft

    Intellectual property disputes and alleged theft! An action was brought against an ex employee who left his previous employers property company to start his own property company. It was alleged that the ex employee had taken confidential information and had used the same to further his own company which appeared to be fiercely competing with his ex employer.
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  • IP Rights Graphic Design

    Intellectual property rights came into question in a graphics design dispute. A company who specialised in graphic design created a company logo, company literature and website for Mr S. According to the company they retained all the intellectual property rights as Mr S only purchased the end results and did not purchase the original artwork and design. According to Mr S, there was a conversation about this particular subject, where it was agreed with one of the designers that he had indeed purchased everything to include the intellectual property rights, unfortunately nothing in writing actually made the situation clear either way.
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