ARBITRATE WITHOUT LOSING THE INTER PARTES REVIEW OPTION

March, 2018, By: Jeffrey A. Schwab, Esq.

Although a patent’s validity can be the subject matter of an arbitration proceeding, AIA provides an additional forum for a validity challenge within the Patent Office via an administrative proceeding.

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NAVIGATING THE MEDIATION EXPERIENCE: NO COMPROMISE - NO RESOLUTION

March, 2018, By: Hon. John P. DiBlasi (Ret.)

Mediation is a productive process, a process whose premise is that no party will get exactly what they want, but each will compromise to reach a mutually agreed upon resolution.

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THERE'S A NEW RULE IN TOWN - WHAT WILL YOU DO ABOUT IT?

February, 2018, By: Hon. Ira B. Warshawsky, J.S.C. (Ret.)

As of January 1, 2018, Commercial Division Rule 10 was amended. The rule, innocuous on its face, specifies what information an attorney must supply at a preliminary conference. The amendment is entitled “Certification Relating to Alternative Dispute Resolution.”

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WHY MEDIATIONS FAIL

December, 2017, By: Richard P. Byrne, Esq.

While the majority of disputes resolve at Mediation, there nonetheless remain those that impasse. At times, the lack of success stems from individual issues unique to the matter at hand.

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ENDING GENDER AND MINORITY BIAS IN ADR SELECTION THROUGH EDUCATION

November, 2017, By: Stephanie J. Ball, JD

For too long, countless articles, reports, and surveys have been written and discussed addressing the inequality of women and other underrepresented groups of attorneys in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

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