September 2018

Patent Licensing 201
September 18, 2018

San Francisco, USA

As the licensing landscape remains uncertain in many of the world’s major markets, it has never been more important for licensors and licensees to stay up to speed on deal-making best practices and the changing legal and regulatory environments. Returning for the 4th year, IAM’s Patent Licensing 2018 will provide delegates with indispensable insight into the key domestic U.S. and global licensing trends.

SVAMC & WIPO Tech Patent ADR
September 21, 2018

Palo Alto, USA

Program Chairs and Tech List members, Rod Thompson and David Allgeyer, are excited to announce an upcoming program: Advanced Issues in Tech and Patent ADR – Mediating and Arbitrating the Disputes. The program will feature discussions with panels of mediators, arbitrators, and users of their services to explore:

– 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

The program is sponsored by WIPO and SVAMC and will be held on September 21 at Wilson Sonsini’s Silicon Valley offices.

November 2018

November 14, 2018

ACC/SVAMC/AAA-ICDR/iTech Law’s Smarter, Faster, Cheaper Technology Dispute Resolution Conference
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

The Role of ADR in Dispute Resolution
A Special Program for Law Firm Associates, Counsel and Newly-Admitted Partners

Presented by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the Silicon Valley Arbitration Mediation & Arbitration Center (SVAMC)
With support from ICDR Young & International, SVAMC-Young Professionals and The Alliance for Equality in Arbitration

Join AAA and SVAMC for a discussion of the role of ADR in dispute resolution and opportunities for law firm associates, counsel and new partners as ADR counsel and neutrals.

This one-hour early evening session will address arbitration and mediation practice, ways to get involved with ADR young professional groups, strategies for serving as counsel on AAA/ICDR cases and qualifying for the AAA Neutrals Panel. CLE credit will be provided. A complimentary wine & cheese mixer will follow.

AAA and SVAMC are particularly interested in encouraging recently admitted attorneys, female attorneys and diverse attorneys to include ADR in their practice focuses.

Check back for date and registration details