Featuring: Shreya Kunwar
During last week’s Practice Work Shop (PWS) Session, Shreya Kunwar, Trainee Associate, led a discussion on whether Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a better mechanism vis-à-vis traditional court systems for resolving IP disputes. The session witnessed an engaging discussion on various types of ADR mechanisms, including Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) and the advantages and disadvantages thereof. The session also delved into the extent of digital literacy in India and the need for the requisite infrastructure for conducting ODR smoothly. The session concluded with some interesting exchange of views on whether TM Office disputes can be successfully resolved through ADR mechanisms.
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