THE POWER OF TECHNOLOGY AND ITS ROLE IN THE ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION ARENA

February 2019, Hon. Elizabeth Bonina Hon. Elizabeth Bonina, Hearing Officer for NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)

As a former Justice of the Supreme Court, I have seen first-hand how technology has impacted legal proceedings within the courtroom. From technology-based evidence presentations and electronic submissions to video conferenced expert witness testimonies – technology permeates nearly every facet of ...

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ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION FOR YOUNG LAWYERS: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ALTERNATIVE

November, 2018, By: Hon. Larry S. Schachner (Ret.) Hon. Larry S. Schachner, Hearing Officer for NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)

As a fresh out of law school attorney starting out as a litigator with a municipal agency, I was eager to try every case I could get my hands on to gain valuable trial experience – a goal I’m sure many attorneys have during the early stages of their careers.

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RICHARD BYRNE, ESQ. AUTHORS CHAPTER ON MEDIATING CONSTRUCTION CLAIMS IN THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION’S BOOK “RESOLVING INSURANCE DISPUTES BEFORE TRIAL”

October 24, 2018, by NAM Richard P. Byrne, Esq. Hearing Officer and Mediator for NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)

Mr. Byrne's chapter, Construction Claims: A Mediator's Perspective, describes how Mediation is a preferred option when resolving construction claims, which can often "evolve into one of the most complex, expensive, unwieldy, and exasperating types of litigation".

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PREPARATION: THE KEY TO A SUCCESSFUL ARBITRATION OR MEDIATION – A NEUTRAL’S PERSPECTIVE

September, 2018, By: Michael R. Rossi, Esq. Michael R. Rossi, Esq. Hearing Officer for NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)

It may be time to give greater consideration to Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) for patent disputes. The rapid changes brought about by the technological revolution have in many instances shortened the economic lifecycle of patented technology. The right to exclude competition is often no longe...

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PATENT ARBITRATION IN THE AGE OF RAPIDLY CHANGING TECHNOLOGY

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

It may be time to give greater consideration to Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) for patent disputes. The rapid changes brought about by the technological revolution have in many instances shortened the economic lifecycle of patented technology. The right to exclude competition is often no longe...

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