[NEGOTIATION] To Negotiate, but How? The Example of Cross-border Intellectual Property Disputes from a French Perspective

I. Intro­duc­tion      In order to resolve cross-bor­der intel­lec­tu­al prop­er­ty (IP) dis­putes, French com­pa­nies are increas­ing­ly try­ing to reach ami­ca­ble set­tle­ments by nego­ti­a­tion, whether with or with­out the sup­port of a medi­a­tor, before hav­ing recourse to state courts or arbi­tra­tion. The rea­son for this lies both, in the spe­cif­ic nature of IP, that always involves…