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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alt.legal: THE STICKINESS OF BIGLAW PRESTIGE, AND THE AND THE DISRUPTIVE POTENTIAL OF TECHNOLOGY (PART II)

March, 2018, By: Joe Borstein, Esq.

Last month, we explored why Cravath is (and remains) Cravath — i.e., the best of the best. Today, we explore how a company which claims to have “mapped the legal genome” could one day help Biglaw upstarts prove that they deserve to shop for white shoes at Cravath’s bespoke cobbler.

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alt.legal: THE STICKINESS OF BIGLAW PRESTIGE, AND THE AND THE DISRUPTIVE POTENTIAL OF TECHNOLOGY (PART I)

February, 2018, By: Joe Borstein, Esq.

Today we are going to explore why Cravath is (and remains), well, Cravath? Well, not literally. Literally, we will explore why the most prestigious Biglaw firms are (and remain) the most prestigious Biglaw firms. And the fact that you knew that by, “Cravath,” I meant “the best of the best,”...

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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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