CIArb-IPOS IP & Tech Dispute Resolution Conference

Event Details
Date & Time
29 August 2024 9:00 - 17:30 SGT

One Marina Boulevard, NTUC Training Room, Level 8



Join us for an insightful conference on cutting-edge topics in IP & Technology Dispute Resolution. The conference will be held during Singapore Convention Week 2024 and is an Associated Event of IP Week @ SG 2024. Following the keynote addresses to be given by Justice Aedit Abdullah and Lord Justice Colin Birss, our distinguished panellists will explore key issues, including:

  • The advent of IP Arbitration – why and how IP Arbitration has gained a foothold in the domestic and international landscape, and a look at past and upcoming trends.
  • The benefits of IP Mediation in preserving and enhancing parties’ relationships while providing speedy settlements compared to other forms of dispute resolution.
  • Understanding the challenges at the intersection of antitrust, IP, and contract law in FRAND (Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory) licensing and Standard Essential Patents (SEPs).
  • Issues around technology generally impacting AI and IP.
  • The issues regarding the valuation of IP in the context of disputes.

HKA Speaker

Jonathan Ellis
Partner, Forensic Accounting and Commercial Damages, HKA

Jonathan Ellis is a forensic accountant with nearly two decades of experience and specialises in both the quantification of damages and valuations, in particular in dispute contexts. He has worked on matters before the UK and Singapore High Courts as well as in ad hoc, SIAC, LCIA, ICC, HKIAC, UNCITRAL and ICSID arbitration forums. He has provided oral testimony on a dozen occasions, in both court and arbitration, and has been engaged as a tribunal appointed expert.

Jonathan has advised and supported clients in mergers and acquisitions transactions, corporate restructuring, financial reporting, and expert determination. He is experienced across multiple sectors including energy, power, pharmaceutical, mining, and manufacturing. His consulting experience also includes advising utility suppliers in the Middle East, in respect of both water and power.

Since 2017, Jonathan has been recognised among the leading arbitration expert witnesses worldwide by Who’s Who Legal, where he has been classified as a “Global Elite Thought Leader” and a “National Leader” in the inaugural Southeast Asia Arbitration list.

Jonathan holds a master’s in accounting and management science and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Asia Pacific Institute of Experts. He is a member of the Association of International Energy Negotiators and the thought leadership group of the Singapore ICC Arbitration Group.

Event Details
Date & Time
29 August 2024 9:00 - 17:30 SGT

One Marina Boulevard, NTUC Training Room, Level 8


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