Tag Archives: patents

Arbitration, the PTAB, and the Supreme Court

In my book, Arbitrating Patent Disputes, A Practical Guide (ABA Books), one of the first issues I deal with is whether parties should agree to use arbitration to resolve disputes.  There are many good reasons to use arbitration to resolve patent disputes, including lower expense, faster resolution, ability to help pick the decision-maker, finality, privacy, … Continue reading Arbitration, the PTAB, and the Supreme Court

Two-Part Online Course: Mediation in the Patent/Technology Case

On August 4 and August 6, 2020, the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center (SVAMC) and Stanford Law School is proud to offer a two-part online course – Mediation in the Patent/Technology Case. Day 1 will focus on the nuts and bolts of preparing for a mediation. Day 2 will address the mediation session and advocacy. A fact pattern … Continue reading Two-Part Online Course: Mediation in the Patent/Technology Case

ABA Webinars focusing on arbitration

The ABA-IPL Section has just made the following announcement. ABA members, please join us for these webinars, March 14 noon Central and April 12 noon Central time: Join our IP authors and speakers, David Allgeyer, David Newman, and Harrie Samaras for an ABA-IPL Books Webinar two-part series, presenting the latest insight into disputing contracts involving … Continue reading ABA Webinars focusing on arbitration

Mediating the IP Case Part I: Timing

Intellectual property lawyers know three things for sure.  First, an intellectual property case, once filed in court, will almost certainly be taken though a settlement procedure at least once, either in the form of mediation or a judicial settlement conference.  Second, an IP case has a 90% or greater chance of settling rather than going … Continue reading Mediating the IP Case Part I: Timing