Phoenix’s Technology/IP practitioners can provide expert support and services to facilitate ADR for national and international technology disputes. Our particular focus is on science, technology, information technology, and intellectual property disputes. Our ADR approaches are particularly effective in the resolution of IP disputes because of the greater range of solutions available as compared to resolutions through litigation, the ability to deal with common issues across several jurisdictions, as well as the low cost and speed of a solution. Phoenix’s mediators can resolve disputes in the following fields:

Trade Marks and Passing off:
•    infringement / validity
•    revocation/opposition proceedings
•    royalty/damages

•    software code  
•    joint ownership
•    moral rights
Design right:
•    registered / unregistered
•    similarity / commonplace designs
•    methods/principles of construction
•    licences of right
•    validity / infringement
•    employee inventions
Breach of confidence:
•    Non-Disclosure Agreements
•    Database rights
•    infringement
•    amalgamation/mixing of data