“[Mr Vukmir] created an atmosphere during the mediations that invite[s] the parties to cooperate. He seemed very pro active in offering ideas for alternative solutions”.
Croatian, Serbian, Montenegrin, Bosnian, Italian, English
Mladen Vukmir has over twenty years of mediation experience as a mediator, a CEDR trained trainer of mediators and a public speaker. In parallel with numerous basic and advanced trainings (multiparty, telephone, online, intercultural, intellectual property, psychological and neurological aspects of mediation) Mladen engaged in mediation and has conducted dozens of mediations. He has experience in convening and mediation advocacy, including mediation advocacy trainings. As a mediation advocate he represented numerous parties in mediation and advanced moderated negotiations.
Mladen is a regular mediation trainer in Croatia (HUM, HOK) and in the region (Hungary, Serbia, Kosovo). Mladen is an IMI certified mediator and is member of the Croatian Mediation Association, Croatian Chamber of Commerce and Croatian Bar Association Panels, as well as of the CPR and INTA panels in the US, and the WIPO panel.
Mladen is an author of numerous position papers and articles on mediation in Croatian and English languages as well as contributor to various English language books on mediation in the UK and The Netherlands. Mladen is the past Chair of the INTA ADR Committee.
Mladen also serves as an arbitrator and is a member of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce Permanent Court of Arbitration, the AmCham Croatia panel and the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre. As a domain name panellist Mladen is associated with the WIPO Domain name UDRP Centre for the gTLD disputes since 2000, the Czech Arbitration Court (.eu), and the Croatian DNS provider CarNET (.hr).
- After completing the law education at Zagreb University Law School, Mladen obtained Master of Intellectual Property degree at Franklin Pierce Law Center in Concord, NH, USA. He spent two years as a trainee and one year as an associate at Hanzekovic Radakovic Law Offices in Zagreb.
- He was a visiting lawyer at: Fenwick & West in Palo Alto, CA, USA; Monahan Duhot in Paris, France and Pavia e Ansaldo in Milan, Italy. In 1991 he founded VUKMIR & ASSOCIATES.
- In 1992 he acted as an expert adviser to the Croatian State Intellectual Property Office Zagreb, at the time of its founding. Subsequently he was appointed a patent and trademark agent, admitted to practice before the CSIPO and European Patent Office. He has been appointed by the Government of the Republic of Croatia to serve as a member of the Board of Appeals for Patents and Topographies. He advised on preparations for the Manual on Technology Transfer at UNIDO. Mladen is a member of AIPPI, IBA, ITechLaw, GALA, INTA, LES, UIA.
- Mladen is a regular mediation trainer in Croatia (HUM, HOK) and in the region (Hungary, Serbia, Kosovo). Mladen is an IMI certified mediator and is member of the Croatian Mediation Association, Croatian Chamber of Commerce and Croatian Bar Association Panels, as well as of the CPR and INTA panels in the US, and the WIPO panel.