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Efficient Arbitration, Part IV: Non-Party Discovery

In the earlier articles in the series we addressed the main thing that makes arbitrations expensive: discovery.  As arbitration expanded over the years, many lawyers who were used to litigation-style discovery got involved. They demanded – and often got – litigation-style discovery with its attendant expense.  We have been exploring ways to get the parties … Continue reading Efficient Arbitration, Part IV: Non-Party Discovery

Efficient Arbitration, Part II: Getting Control of Electronic Discovery

In the last article on this topic, we identified cost as one of the major complaints about arbitration.  While arbitration is supposed to be faster and cheaper than litigation, the perception often is that it is not.  The culprit, as usual in legal disputes, is discovery.  If we are to maintain – or at this … Continue reading Efficient Arbitration, Part II: Getting Control of Electronic Discovery

Arbitrating the Patent Case Part XVII: Presenting Documents at the Hearing

We have previously had a look at many aspects of arbitrating patent cases, beginning with the type of cases likely to be arbitrated, arbitration clauses, and the arbitration process up to the hearing.  We then began looking at the hearing itself, beginning with sequestration issues that can arise, opening statements, and case organization.  We will … Continue reading Arbitrating the Patent Case Part XVII: Presenting Documents at the Hearing