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Principal Associate in the Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Team at the Delhi NCR office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Robin focuses on commercial arbitrations and civil and commercial litigations. He regularly appears before different fora including the Supreme Court of India, High Courts, and designated tribunals. He can be reached at

Arbitrability of IP Disputes – A Step Forward?

Arbitration as a means of resolving commercial disputes has progressively become the default mechanism around the world, including in India. However, the public policy exception may be invoked to make certain subject matter inarbitrable. This article deals with one of these putatively inarbitrable areas in India: intellectual property and the reasoning of the Indian courts to render intellectual property disputes inarbitrable.Continue Reading Arbitrability of IP Disputes – A Step Forward?