Recent Webinar: Arbitrating Patent Cases, Setting the Right Course

On September 20, the Tech List Coordinating Committee kicked off its upcoming series of webinars with Arbitrating Patent Cases, Setting the Right Course. The webinar was presented by tech list appointees David Allgeyer, author of the new ABA book Arbitrating Patent Cases: A Practical Guide, and Yaroslav (Yarko) Sochynsky, an arbitrator and mediator with decades […]

Controlling the costs of arbitration: “Fixed Fees for Arbitrators”

One of the most vibrant and intricate issues in international arbitration is unquestionably the costs that go along with this mechanism to solve disputes. Service providers and users across the globe seem unable to find a satisfactory framework to a binomial “cost & time-efficient” procedure with excellence. It is true that arbitral institutions are constantly […]

Google’s Waymo vs. Uber: A Legal Skirmish Amongst Tech Rivals

You may have noticed a little skirmish underway between Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving car unit, and rival Uber, described as “what could be a long and acrimonious battle between the two tech rivals over trade secrets” in their efforts to commercialize self-driving cars. In its San Francisco’s federal court litigation, Waymo claims that its ex-employee Anthony […]

Technology ADR Primer

  Introduction: Tech Mediation, US Arbitration and International Arbitration In today’s fast paced global business environment, it is inevitable that disputes will arise. ADR offers practical solutions without the cost, time delay, formality and uncertainty involved with going to court. It allows technology disputes to be resolved with efficiency and expertise that cannot be found […]

How Hot-Tubbing Might Affect Technology Related Arbitration

10 frequently asked questions by Paulius Docka, FCIArb Even a modest technology-related dispute might easily become a nightmare for parties involved. The parties almost each time are dragged into lengthy and expensive proceedings. Technology-related litigation inevitably requires involvement of a technology expert. Even if the party picks the best arms, in many jurisdictions lawyers and […]

Five Key Lessons Learned on International Tech DIsputes – The SVAMC Smarter, Faster, Cheaper Tech Dispute Conference

Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center Smarter, Faster, Cheaper Technology Dispute Resolution Conference Open Forum with Silicon Valley – September 16, 2016 FIVE KEY LESSONS LEARNED ON INTERNATIONAL TECH DISPUTES: 1. Court Judgments Are Not Valid in Foreign Countries – But Arbitration Awards Are Globally Enforceable Litigation: Assume the winning party in a litigation needs […]