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[10/13 Webinar] Points for Drafting Governing Law Clauses and Dispute Resolution Clauses in International Trade Contracts

Nov. 2022, 10

[Atsumi & Sakai Law Office/Foreign Law Joint Project/FRONTEO Co-sponsored Online Seminar]

It is common for international trade agreements to include provisions regarding contractual law and dispute resolution methods, but as part of the boilerplate there is a tendency to neglect attention and it is not uncommon in practice to reuse templates. It seems.However, when a contractual dispute actually arises, these provisions define the substantive and procedural rights and obligations of the parties, so it is extremely important to perform appropriate customization in light of the specific transaction details. Become.This seminar outlines drafting points for each of the Governing Law Clause and the Dispute Resolution Clause, and proposes practical guidelines.

[Topic] (Subject to change)
(1) Points of the Preparatory Governing Law Clause
 ・What is contract law?
 ・Approach to selection of contract governing law
(2) Points of the Dispute Resolution Clause
 ・Methods of Dispute Resolution - Features of Trial and Arbitration
 ・Choosing a place of dispute resolution
 ・Points for drafting arbitration clauses
 ・Place of arbitration and hearing


【Webinar Summary】

◆ Title: Points for Drafting Governing Law Clauses and Dispute Resolution Clauses in International Trade Contracts
◆Date: Thursday October 2022, 10 @ 13:10-00:11 (JST)
◆ Fee: Free webinar
◆ Webinar type: Zoom Webinar

◆ Speaker:
Harukuni Ito
Atsumi & Sakai Law Office, Partner of Foreign Law Joint Business

Attorney-at-Law, New York State Attorney (Atsumi Sakai Law Office, Foreign Law Joint Enterprise). Graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo in XNUMX. In XNUMX he graduated from the Northwestern University School of Law with a master's degree.Since his registration as an attorney, he has consistently focused on commercial transactions and disputes related to patents and other intellectual property rights, and has extensive experience in these fields.More specifically, he handles a large number of cases, including the drafting of intellectual property transaction contracts such as patent license contracts, international arbitration on license contracts, patent infringement lawsuits, patent invalidation trials, lawsuits against trial decisions, and lawsuits related to unfair competition.
Main author: "Intellectual Property License Agreement - Industrial Technology (Patent/Know-how)" (Nihon Kajo Publishing, 2019) 
◆ Office introduction:
Atsumi & Sakai Law Office and Foreign Law Joint Office is the first domestic law firm to launch a foreign law joint venture in a completely independent manner.Our international arbitration and international litigation practice consists of attorneys with extensive experience in litigation and arbitration, including former judges.

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