Gustavo Moser

Professions: Lawyer

Languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Gustavo Moser has worked for over fifteen years with matters pertaining to cross-border dispute resolution mechanisms, international commercial law, international sales law, intellectual property law, and private international law. As a legal officer at the WIPO Arbitration Mediation Center, Gustavo oversaw and managed 450+ gTLD and ccTLD domain name disputes, having also been responsible for domain name case assignment and supervision of 10+ multinational case managers.

Practice Areas

Cross-border Dispute Resolution; International Commercial Law; International Sales Law; Intellectual Property Law; and Private International Law

Professional Experience

Gustavo Moser has worked for over fifteen years with matters pertaining to cross-border dispute resolution mechanisms, international commercial law, international sales law, intellectual property law, and private international law. In particular, he has experience as counsel, expert, and academic with respect to intellectual property disputes, including in relation to copyright, trade mark, domain names and patent arbitration and mediation.

At WIPO Arbitration Mediation Center, Gustavo oversaw and managed 450+ gTLD and ccTLD domain name disputes, at which time he was also responsible for case assignment and supervision of 10+ multinational case managers.

He has served as panellist in 15+ domain name disputes.

Arbitration Experience

He has managed many hundreds of arbitrations, mediations and expert determinations in his capacity as legal counsel at the LCIA and as a legal officer at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center. His experience spans across a broad variety of industry sectors, jurisdictions, and legal areas, including in connection with domain name disputes and intellectual property matters more generally.

Professional and Other Activities

  • WIPO Advanced Mediation and Arbitration Workshop – Geneva, Switzerland
  • Georgetown University Law CLE Diploma in “Analyzing Common Law Contracts”
  • Certificat de Français Juridique (CFJ) – Paris, France

Publications

He has published extensively and is the seasoned author of influential articles and papers, some of which are cited in judicial courts around the world. He has written critically acclaimed books, the most recent of which being Negotiating International Commercial Contracts – Practical Exercises (Eleven, 2020). Gustavo is also frequently invited to speak, moderate and chair conferences, symposia and workshops globally.

Full list of 50+ publications available at <gustavomoser.com>.

Selected books

  • Negotiating International Commercial Contracts: Practical Exercises. The Hague: Eleven International Publishing, 2020.
  • Rethinking Choice of Law in Cross-Border Sales. The Hague: Eleven International Publishing, 2018.
  • Commentary of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 1980 (Portuguese). São Paulo: Atlas, 2015.
  • Arbitration and Mediation in Intellectual Property, Sports and Entertainment (Portuguese). Curitiba: Appris, 2014.
  • International Sale of Goods –The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 1980 (Portuguese). São Paulo: Atlas, 2011.

Selected Articles

  • Human Arbitrators (the Undisputed Champion) v Robots (the Challenger), Hong Kong Law Journal, Vol. 50, Part 1, 2020, pp. 215-242.
  • Inside contracting parties’ minds: the decision-making processes in cross-border sales, Journal of International Dispute Settlement, Vol. 8, Issue 2, 2017, pp. 250-279.
  • Arbitration and Choice of Law in Cross-Border Transactions: a Potential Interplay?, ASA Bulletin, Vol. 34, Issue 1, 2016, pp. 95-111.
  • Parties’ Preferences in International Sales Contracts: An Empirical Analysis of the Choice of Law, Uniform Law Review, Vol. 20, Issue 1, 2015, pp. 19- 55.

Academic Qualifications

 

  • Ph.D in International Commercial Law, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • LL.M in International Commercial Law and Business Law, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • Bachelor of Law (LL.B), Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

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