Arbitrability of Intellectual Property Disputes - Chapter 2 - Arbitration of International Intellectual Property Disputes

Steven A. Certilman
Joel Lutzker
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42 pages
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PDF from "Arbitration of International Intellectual Property Disputes"
May, 2012
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Steven A. Certilman, FCIArb, is an Attorney and Commercial Arbitrator and Mediator based in New York, New York and Stamford, Connecticut, specializing in the arbitration and mediation of domestic and international information technology, intellectual property and licensing disputes. He is a frequent author, speaker and trainer in the ADR field, an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University School of Law in New York City and a past chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Mr. Certilman is a Chartered Arbitrator and serves on the arbitration and mediation panels of many dispute resolution organizations including the AAA, CPR, HKIAC, SIAC, KLRCA and FINRA.

Joel E. Lutzker is General Counsel of intellectual property merchant banking firm Ocean Tomo, LLC. Mr. Lutzker has over 30 years of experience in patent litigation, arbitration and transactions. After over two decades with the New York intellectual property boutique of Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein, in 2001, Mr. Lutzker joined the New York firm of Schulte, Roth & Zabel to start and head the firm's intellectual property department. Most recently prior to joining Ocean Tomo, Mr. Lutzker was the head of the New York intellectual property group of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton. Mr. Lutzker has been first chair litigation counsel in patent cases in federal district courts throughout the country, has argued on numerous occasions before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and has been principal counsel and author of several amicus briefs on significant patent cases before the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Lutzker has also served as both an arbitrator and counsel in arbitrated intellectual property disputes. Mr. Lutzker has also represented companies in handling the intellectual property aspects of major M&A transactions as well as numerous licensing and patent acquisition transactions. While at Schulte Roth, Mr. Lutzker was heavily involved in the representation of hedge funds and other financial services institutions with regard to intellectual property issues. Mr. Lutzker also has placed significant focus on international intellectual property issues including U.S./Europe and U.S./Asian (primarily Japan and China) litigation and transactions. He is a member of the bar of New York, Connecticut, the United States Patent and Trademark Office and numerous federal courts across the country. Mr. Lutzker is a graduate of the New York University School of Law and has a B.A. in Physics from New York University, University College of Arts and Science. He is a frequent speaker on patent litigation and licensing topics and is the author of numerous articles.