June 2019

ADR Day 2019
Valuable Tips for Resolving Conflict in a Complicated World

June 5, 2019
Iselin, New Jersey, USA

Taking place at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel is a special presentation regarding conflict resolution.  Tech List member, Anji Foster, will be a moderator and speaker at the event. The agenda includes 5 sessions ranging from topics such as International Commercial Arbitration to Arbitration Ethics.

Round Table Discussion on Arbitration and Mediation

June 6, 2019
Bucharest, Romania

On Thursday, June 6th, SVAMC will host a special event at the Athenee Palace Hilton Hotel in Bucharest, Romania. Tech List Members Crenguta Leaua and Les Schiefelbein will host a round table discussion on arbitration and mediation for selected CEOs and CFOs of international companies with strong technology-related activities. The program will take place in partnership with Bucharest Arbitration Days 2019.

Presentations by the German Arbitration Institute
“Early and Efficient Resolution of International Commercial Disputes: the New Rules of the German Arbitration Institute (DIS)”

June 11-12, 2019
Palo Alto, CA, USA (June 11)
San Francisco, CA, USA (June 12)

Sponsored by SVAMC, this DIS event will have both a Palo Alto and San Francisco presentation.

Palo Alto Presentation: June 11, 2019, 4-6 pm, Hosted by Mayer Brown
Two Palo Alto Square, Suite 300, 3000 El Camino Real, Palo Alto

San Francisco Presentation: June 12, 2019, 4-6 pm, Hosted by Sheppard Mullin
Four Embarcadero Center, 7th floor, San Francisco

Speakers and Moderators:

Viktor von Essen, German Arbitration Institute, Berlin/Bonn
Richard Kreindler, Cleary Gottlieb Steel & Hamilton LLP, Frankfurt am Main
Rolf Trittmann, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Frankfurt am Main
Lester Schiefelbein, Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution (Palo Alto only)
Sarah E. Reynolds, Mayer Brown, Palo Alto/Chicago (Palo Alto only)
Grant L. Kim, LimNexus LLP, San Francisco (San Francisco only)
Neil A.F. Popović, Sheppard Mullin, San Francisco (San Francisco only)

To learn more & RSVP, email Patryk.Kulig@disarb.org.

2019 San Francisco Summit On Commercial Dispute Resolution in China

June 28, 2019
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco
Union Square 335 Powell St- San Francisco, CA, USA

Co-sponsored by SVAMC, the 2019 San Francisco Summit On Commercial Dispute Resolution In China will include five panels discussing a variety of topics.

SVAMC speakers include:

Gary Benton– Founder and Chairman of SVAMC

Maria Chedid- Partner, Arnold & Porter
Robert B. Davidson– Executive Director, JAMS Arbitrations Practice
Grant Kim– Partner, LimNexus LLP
David Huebner– Mediator & Arbitrator, JAMS
Paul Eric Mason– BAC/BIAC Arbitrator, Neutral and Founder, SVAMC Latin America Group
Barbara Reeves– Mediator & Arbitrator, JAMS

October 2019

ITechLaw Conference

October 30, 2019- November 1, 2019
Ireland, Dublin

Preliminary topics for the 2019 European Conference:

  1. Artificial Intelligence 
  2. Blockchain
  3. Data Protection 
  4. Legal Tech 
  5. FinTech 
  6. Trends in Technology Sourcing 
  7. Cybersecurity 
  8. Government Cybersecurity 
  9. IP Dispute Resolution 
  10. eSports/gaming 
  11. eMobility 
  12. Government Agencies Access to Data 
  13. Digital Transformation 
  14. Export Control 

More info to come!

November 2019

SVAMC Annual Board Meeting

November 19, 2019
New York City, NY, USA

SVAMC will be holding its Annual Board Meeting on Tuesday, November 19 in conjunction with NY arbitration week.

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February 2020

Advanced Patent and Technology Alternative Dispute Resolution Training

February 11-12, 2020
Stanford Law School
Palo Alto, CA, USA

Organized by Stanford Law School and SVAMC, this program is a two-day comprehensive advocacy training course on patent and technology arbitration and mediation for litigation counsel. This course features lecture and interactive segments and is designed for experienced lawyers.

Leverage your litigation skills to succeed in patent and technology ADR, including pre-filing considerations, pleading, selecting arbitrators and challenges, jurisdiction, how best to present your patent technology case in arbitration and mediation, international arbitration, post-award enforcement and challenges and ethics. Leading Stanford Law academics, experienced patent litigators and tech ADR neutrals will join together to share their expertise to make patent and tech ADR work for you and your clients.

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