Intellectual Property Experience
“Especially I am surprised by your good understanding of the technical matters.”
[Letter from Swedish party in patent dispute]
“Your work on [patent dispute] was excellent, as shown by the resultantsettlement by the end of the mediation day. Each side wanted to settle,but no one believed a compromise could be achieved. It was, under yourguidance.”
Mediated over 50 patent infringement cases.
3-day mediation of contract/patent infringement dispute between two leading manufacturers of computer chips; complex negotiation of license agreement and manufacturing/sales agreement.
Mediated series of disputes among oil service companies regarding patented drilling technology; multiple patents; litigation in U.S. and abroad.
Co-counsel in three-week trial of patent infringement case involving undersea seismic detector technology.
Defended IP law firm in legal malpractice case involving prosecution of patent.
Mediated over 30 trade secret cases.
Arbitrator of trade secret case involving alleged theft of computer software design (two-week hearing).
Solo arbitrator of matter involving alleged theft of trade secrets (and other claims) relating to a medical device in development (six-day hearing).