Choice of Law - Chapter 8 - Arbitration of International Intellectual Property Disputes

Theodore J. Folkman
David Lee Evans
Media Description: 
PDF from "Arbitration of International Intellectual Property Disputes"
May, 2012
Author Detail: 

Theodore J. Folkman is a Shareholder in the law firm of Murphy & King, P.C., in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a business litigator with experience across a wide range of industries. His clients have included private equity firms, major teaching hospitals, and biotechnology companies. He also represents shareholders and investors in corporations of all sizes, and small businesspeople in commercial disputes. Mr. Folkman also focuses on the international aspects of US civil litigation and has experience dealing with both the procedural and the substantive complexities of cross-border litigation. He is the author of Letters Blogatory, a blog on international judicial assistance, and of International Judicial Assistance for Massachusetts Lawyers, to be published in 2012 by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. The past chairman of the Massachusetts Practice and Procedure Committee of the Boston Bar Association, he regularly writes and speaks on civil procedure and other topics.

David Evans is a Shareholder in the law firm of Murphy & King, P.C. in Boston, Massachusetts, where he represents large public corporations, closely held companies and individuals in the resolution of complex business problems and intellectual property disputes. Mr. Evans also maintains an active practice as a certified neutral Arbitrator and mediator, serving in more than 300 cases. He has presided over a broad range of business disputes involving areas such as intellectual property rights, finance and accounting, technology development and transfer agreements, stock purchases, medical devices, and business separations. Mr. Evans is a member of a number of mediation and arbitration panels, including the Commercial and Large, Complex Case Panels of the American Arbitration Association, and the Panel of Distinguished Neutrals of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR). Mr. Evans was selected as a Massachusetts or New England Super Lawyer in every year since inception of the award (2006-2011) and maintains an "AV" rating (the highest ethical and competency rating available) from Martindale-Hubbell.