November 2018

SVAMC and WIPO Advanced Issues in Tech and Patent ADR

November 7, 2018

Palo Alto, USA

Join leading corporate counsel, tech litigators, the Director of the Silicon Valley Office of the USPTO, the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, and experienced mediators and arbitrators as we address ADR in tech and IP cases.

– Making mediation work in the tech/patent case
– Arbitrating domestic tech/patent cases: from planning to advocacy at the hearing
– Effective use of international tech and patent arbitration
– Enforcing tech and patent arbitration awards

Organized by:
WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Farella Braun + Martel

Supported by:
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Complimentary admission – November 7 at Wilson Sonsini’s Palo Alto offices.

Alexander Lecture
November 13, 2018

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

The Alexander Lecture is considered one of the most respected events in the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) calendar. This year’s lecture will take place during CIArb Congress in Atlanta and will be delivered by SVAMC Tech List Appointee Ambassador (r.) David Huebner.

The evening will also play host to a networking drinks reception.

Event Brochure

ACC/SVAMC/AAA-ICDR/iTech Law present: Smarter, Faster, Cheaper Technology Dispute Resolution Conference: Open Forum with New York

November 14, 2018

Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, New York, NY | 9:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Join leading corporate counsel, litigators and dispute experts from across the tech field on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 for this interactive open forum. Panels will feature thought leaders in the fields of tech litigation and ADR covering the following discussion topics:

  • Smarter, Faster and Cheaper Litigation and Arbitration for Tech Company Disputes
  • ACC Corporate Counsel Roundtable: Creative Business Strategies for Avoiding and Resolving Tech Disputes
  • Strategic Planning for Tech Development, Licensing, Distribution, Outsourcing and Copyright, Trade Secret and Patent Disputes
  • Key Strategies for International Tech Disputes
  • Spotlight on the Privacy Shield, GDPR, Data Security and Data Breach


Thanks to our co-hosts Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), American Arbitration Association/International Centre for Dispute Resolution (AAA/ICDR) and iTechLaw

January 2019

Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference

January 18, 2019

ASU Downtown – Phoenix, AZ, USA

Sessions in:

— Technology in arbitration, arbitration in technology
— Climate change arbitration
— China’s belt and road program
— Corporate counsel’s take