Master Alliance Provisions Guide (MAPGuide)

University of Washington – Medicines Patent Pool, Long-acting Injectable HIV Treatment License Agreement

  • Other | Dispute resolution

14. General

14.13 Resolution by senior executives. All disputes, controversies or claims between the Parties in connection with this Agreement, its construction, or the rights, duties or liabilities of either Party under this Agreement (a “Dispute”) must be resolved pursuant to the following resolution process in this Clause 14.13 and the jurisdiction Clause 14.14. The Parties to any dispute may alter or amend these procedures by agreement in writing.

14.13.1 To commence the resolution process, any Party may serve notice to the other Party identifying: (i) the nature of the Dispute; and (ii) the amount in Dispute.

14.13.2 Once notice is received, the Parties must first attempt in good faith to resolve such Dispute by negotiation and consultation between themselves.

14.13.3 In the event that such Dispute is not resolved on an informal basis within 30 days after such notice is received, either Party may, by written notice to the other Party, refer the Dispute to the Executive Director in the case of the MPP and to Associate Vice Provost Innovation Development and Commercialization in the case of UW (together the “Designated Officers”) for attempted resolution by good faith negotiation.

14.13.4 If any Dispute is not resolved by the Designated Officers, then either Party may seek resolution in accordance to Clause 14.14.

14.14 Governing law. This Agreement is governed by, and is to be construed in accordance with, laws of the State of New York. Except as provided in Clause 14.13 if any dispute is not resolved by the Designated Officers, then any Dispute which has arisen or may arise out of, or in connection with, this Agreement shall be finally settled under the Rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce by one or more arbitrators appointed in accordance with the said Rules The seat of arbitration shall be New York, New York, USA and the arbitration shall be conducted in English.

Schedule 3: Development Agreement Term Sheet

15. Governing Law/ADR: The governing law for the Development Agreement will be the laws of England in a court of law in England. All disputes will be resolved via an alternative dispute mechanism to be set forth in the agreement. 

Schedule 4: Commercialisation Agreement Term Sheet

16. Governing Law/ADR: The governing law for the Commercialisation Agreement will be the laws of England in a court of law in England. All disputes will be resolved via an alternative dispute mechanism to be set forth in the Commercialisation Agreement.