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Mariia Koval Elected as an International Arbitrator of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center

News date: 10 January 2018

In December 2017 Mariia Koval, the Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, has been elected as an international arbitrator of the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for domain name disputes.

Mariia joined the top 500 experts from 65 countries participating in consideration of domain name disputes as the WIPO Center arbitrators, and has become the Center’s second Ukrainian arbitrator.

When considering applications for the election of new arbitrators, WIPO takes into account the legal qualifications of candidates, professional experience in the field of intellectual property law and professional experience in dispute resolution.

The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center is an independent, international and non-profit dispute resolution provider. The WIPO’s mediation, arbitration, expedited arbitration and expert advice services allow individuals to effectively resolve their internal or cross-border disputes concerning intellectual property and technology, out of court. WIPO is also a world leader in the provision of domain name dispute resolution services under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy developed by WIPO: as of the date the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center has reviewed more than 37,000 domain name disputes.