One of the main issues arising in the context of arbitration is whether in fact IP disputes can be resolved by arbitration. With very few exceptions, most IP disputes are arbitrable. There is not, therefore, any doubt that the same disputes can also be also resolved by mediation.
"Mediation in an IP context: WIPO or ICC?,"
ADR Bulletin: Vol. 9
, Article 4.
Available at: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/adr/vol9/iss8/4