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    Title

    Dispute Settlement in Space Law: Are We Ready for the Commercial Challenge?

    Description

    The session seeks input on the legal challenges posed by potential disputes arising from space activities of any kind, be these exploitation of near-Earth space, the quest for space exploration and settlement, or terrestrial implications of ever increasing and varied space activities. It invites authors to submit abstracts focussing on the analysis and discussion of issues related to extra-territorial nature of space activities, their international or transboundary character, the necessity to effectively adjudicate potential disputes, available or required mechanisms for procedures and institutions, as well as effective enforcement of such decisions.

    Date

    2019-10-22

    Time

    09:45

    Room

    152A

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Mr. Chuck Dickey, United States;

    • Co-Chair: Dr. Gerardine Goh, Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, Singapore, Republic of;

    • Rapporteur: Ms. Gina Petrovici, ECSL, Germany;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    09:45

    Dispute Settlement: A Radical New Solution

    12

    confirmed

    Mr. Michael Urban

    United States

    2

    09:57

    From Res Nullius to Common Heritage of Humanity

    12

    Prof. José Monserrat-Filho

    Brazilian Space Agency (AEB)

    Brazil

    3

    10:09

    arbitration in space-related disputes: a survey of industry practices and future needs

    12

    confirmed

    Dr. Eytan Tepper

    Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University

    Canada

    4

    10:21

    Resolution of disputes regarding infringement of intellectual property rights related to space activities

    12

    confirmed

    Dr. Catherine Doldirina

    International Institute of Space Law (IISL)

    Italy

    5

    10:33

    Immunity, exclusive competence clauses and torts: does the EU legal framework allow the effective enforcement of law in the commercial era of space activities?

    12

    confirmed

    Dr. Maria Elena De Maestri

    Università degli Studi di Genova

    Italy

    6

    10:45

    Space Courts: Do we need a new dispute settlement body?

    12

    confirmed

    Dr. Stacey Henderson

    The University of Adelaide

    Australia

    7

    10:57

    Pros and Cons of Future Problems in Outer Space Dispute Settlement

    12

    confirmed

    Ms. Irina Chernykh

    Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

    Russian Federation

    8

    11:09

    Alternative Dispute Resolution for Space Prospectors

    12

    confirmed

    Mr. Austin Murnane

    United States

    9

    11:21

    Dispute Settlement in Relation to the Scarce Orbit-Spectrum Resource – ‘Preventive’ and ‘Reactive’ ITU Procedures and their Relevance for Private Sector Actors

    12

    confirmed

    Dr. Simona Spassova

    University of Luxembourg

    Luxembourg

    10

    11:33

    Harmonisation of liability litigation- Lessons to be learnt from the Warsaw Convention

    12

    confirmed

    Ms. Melanie Maurer

    Karl Franzens Universität Graz

    Austria

    11

    11:45

    Article VI Outer Space Treaty as a gateway to extending state immunity before domestic courts to non-governmental space operators

    12

    confirmed

    Mr. Michael Friedl

    University of Vienna

    Austria

    12

    11:57

    Up in Space and down on Earth: A Revisit to Potential Disputes over Contractual Liability Regarding Mishaps in Commercial Space Activities

    12

    confirmed

    Ms. Kang Duan

    China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC)

    China