Dr Patricia Zivkovic

Dr Patricia Zivkovic
Dr Patricia Zivkovic

Dr Patricia Zivkovic

SJD(PhD) (Central European University, Budapest), LLM (Central European University, Budapest), mag. iur. (Law School, University of Zagreb)

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Biography

Patricia Živković has joined the School of Law in 2019. Patricia is an academic specialising in international arbitration. Her expertise focuses on international dispute resolution, with an emphasis on international commercial arbitration. Patricia has worked in practice as an arbitration lawyer in Croatia and she actively fosters the usage of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms by co-chairing the Young Croatian Arbitration Practitioners, an association for younger members of the arbitration community in Croatia, which she also co-founded. Patricia also has a long experience of coaching students for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court. Patricia also held the position of an associate editor of the Kluwer Arbitration Blog, and she obtained in-house experience in the IT industry as Head of Legal Department.

Before joining the University of Aberdeen, Patricia held the position of an assistant professor at the International University of Sarajevo, where she coordinated and taught civil law courses. Patricia finished her undergraduate studies in 2011 at the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb. She holds an LL.M. degree in International Business Law ('12) and an S.J.D. (PhD) degree ('16) from the Central European University (Budapest/New York). She defended her doctoral thesis on the topic “The Determination, Payment, and Allocation of Costs in International Commercial Arbitration” with the highest grade (summa cum laude).

She is Associate Director of the Centre for Private International Law and a member of the Centre for Commercial Law

 

 

Memberships and Affiliations

Internal Memberships

Associate Director of the Center for Private International Law

LLM Dispute Resolution Co-ordinator

 

Deputy LLM Admissions Selector

Student group liaison (Legal Tech)

 

Previously:

Member of the Law School's Library Committee

 

External Memberships

Permanent Contributor to the Kluwer Arbitration Blog (blog posts archive)

Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Strategic Contracting and Negotiation

Co-Chair of the Young Croatian Arbitration Practitioners

Member of the Committee of the Northern Chapter of the Scottish Branch of the CIArb

Member of the Scottish Universities Dispute Resolution Network

Member of the Scottish Law and Innovation Network (SCOTLIN)

Latest Publications

  • Mind the Gap: Tech-Based Dispute Resolution for Disputes in Global Supply Blockchains

    Zivkovic, P., Zou, M., McCurdy, D. L., Raymond, A. H.
    Business Horizons
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Commentary to the Commission’s proposal for the “AI Act” – Response to selected issues

    Cserne, P., Ducato, R., Zivkovic, P., Brown, A., Couzigou, I., Leontidis, G., Oren, N., Sutherland, C., Sweeney, P., Yuksel Ripley, B.
    Non-textual Forms: Web Publications and Websites
  • Arbitration in Antitrust Damages Cases in the European Union

    Zivkovic, P., Kalliokoski, T.
    International Arbitration and EU Law. Mata Dona, J. R., Lavranos, N. (eds.). 1 edition. Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 160–175, 16 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters (Peer-Reviewed)
  • Allocation of Costs in Arbitration

    Zivkovic, P.
    Kluwer Law International.
    Other Contributions: Other Contributions
  • Determination, Payment and Immediate Reimbursement of the Advance on Costs in Arbitration

    Zivkovic, P.
    Kluwer Law International.
    Other Contributions: Other Contributions

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Research

Research Overview

Patricia's focus in teaching and researching includes:

  • international dispute resolution, with an emphasis on international commercial arbitration,
  • private international law,
  • commercial law,
  • the regulation of artificial intelligence, and
  • the regulation of biometric data.

Research Areas

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Research Specialisms

  • Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Comparative Law
  • Business Law

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.

Current Research

  • The enforceability of arbitration clauses in antitrust damages cases and the procedural, evidential, and substantive barriers in arbitration for the private enforcement of antitrust damages;
  • The enforceability of hyper-complex arbitration clauses (multi-tier and option clauses) - joint research with Konstantina Kalaitsoglou;
  • Legal and ethical considerations of biometrics and AI.

Collaborations

Patricia is a member of the following research networks:

  • BlockchainResolve - the project resulted in a publication Mind the Gap: Tech-Based Dispute Resolution for Disputes in Global Supply Blockchains; the research group included Denise McCurdy (Georgia State University, Center for Engaged Business Research, USA), Dr Mimi Zou (University of Reading, School of Law, United Kingdom), and Dr Anjanette Raymond (Indiana University, Department of Business Law and Ethics, Kelley School of Business, USA).

 

Funding and Grants

  • Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership funding titled “Time to Become Digital in Law” (DIGInLaw), with Dr Katarina Trimmings as the principal investigator for the team of the University of Aberdeen;
  • Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Workshop Grant with a project titled “Laying the Foundations for a Restatement of Scots Private International Law, with Dr Justin Borg-Barthet, as Primary Applicant, and Dr Katarina Trimmings, as Co-Applicant.
Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

 

Postgraduate

LS5083 International Commercial Arbitration (Course Co-ordinator)

LS551X Negotiations Skills (online) (Course Co-ordinator)

LS503B/LS553B International Sale of Goods (online) (Course Co-ordinator)

LS5905 Professional Arbitration Skills (Course Co-ordinator)

 

Undergraduate

LS452M Regulation of Biometric Data and Profiling: Social, Ethical and Legal Implications Honours (Course Co-ordinator)

LS/LX4011 Law of Sales Honours (Course Co-ordinator)

LS452Q Privacy and Data Protection Law

LS401Q Private International Law of Commercial Law Honours

  

Taught before:

LS1026 Case Studies on Law in Society (Interim Course Co-ordinator)

LS2026 EU Institutions and Law

 

 

Publications

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  • Mind the Gap: Tech-Based Dispute Resolution for Disputes in Global Supply Blockchains

    Zivkovic, P., Zou, M., McCurdy, D. L., Raymond, A. H.
    Business Horizons
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Commentary to the Commission’s proposal for the “AI Act” – Response to selected issues

    Cserne, P., Ducato, R., Zivkovic, P., Brown, A., Couzigou, I., Leontidis, G., Oren, N., Sutherland, C., Sweeney, P., Yuksel Ripley, B.
    Non-textual Forms: Web Publications and Websites
  • Arbitration in Antitrust Damages Cases in the European Union

    Zivkovic, P., Kalliokoski, T.
    International Arbitration and EU Law. Mata Dona, J. R., Lavranos, N. (eds.). 1 edition. Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 160–175, 16 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters (Peer-Reviewed)
  • Allocation of Costs in Arbitration

    Zivkovic, P.
    Kluwer Law International.
    Other Contributions: Other Contributions
  • Determination, Payment and Immediate Reimbursement of the Advance on Costs in Arbitration

    Zivkovic, P.
    Kluwer Law International.
    Other Contributions: Other Contributions
  • IEL Cyber Law - Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Zivkovic, P.
    Kluwer Law International, The Netherlands. 122 pages
    Books and Reports: Books
  • Book review: Overriding Mandatory Rules in International Commercial Arbitration by Hossein Fazilatfar

    Zivkovic, P.
    Edinburgh Law Review, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 452-453
    Contributions to Journals: Reviews of Books, Films and Articles
  • Metka Potočnik, Arbitrating Brands:: International Investment Treaties and Trade Marks ( Elgar International Investment Law 2019), ISBN: 978 1 78897 180 5 (print copy available from Elgar Publishing, £90.00; ebook version available from various ebook vendors, £22)

    Zivkovic, P.
    ICSID Review - Foreign Investment Law Journal, vol. 35, no. 1-2, pp. 415–418
    Contributions to Journals: Reviews of Books, Films and Articles
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Zivkovic, P., Cottrill, Y.
    Investment Arbitration in Central and Eastern Europe. 1st edition. Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 14-23
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters (Peer-Reviewed)
  • IEL Commercial and Economic Law - Croatia

    Zivkovic, P., Praštalo, B.
    Kluwer Law International, The Netherlands. 163 pages
    Books and Reports: Books

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