Confidentiality During and After Proceedings - Chapter 6 - Arbitration of International Intellectual Property Disputes, Second Edition

Laura A. Kaster
Philip D. O’Neill
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60 pages
January, 2021
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Laura A. Kaster, Chair of the NYSBA Dispute Resolution Section, was the President of the Justice Marie L. Garibaldi ADR Inn of Court.  She is also a past Chair of the NJSBA Dispute Resolution Section and a Co-Editor in Chief of the NYSBA’s journal. She was the 2018 recipient of the Richard K. Jeydel Award for ADR Excellence and the 2014 NJSBA’s Boskey Distinguished Neutral Award.  She is a co-editor of the CCA Guide to Best Practices in Commercial Arbitration (4th Ed 2017). She is on the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.  She is on the Tech List of the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center, an arbitrator and mediator for the AAA, and on its list of Master Mediators and is on the roster for CPR.  She is a fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators. Her website is She has been recognized in Who’s Who Legal, Mediation.  She speaks and writes widely on ADR topics. Ms. Kaster was Chief Litigation Counsel at AT&T and a partner in Jenner & Block in Chicago, Illinois.  She was a law clerk for Frank M. Coffin on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Philip D. O’Neill, Jr. is an independent arbitrator, educator and author. He has presided over approximately 150 arbitrations domestically and abroad in a wide range of industries, including telecom, private equity, life science, aerospace/defense and energy.  He served as Nomura Lecturer in Law on International Arbitration at Harvard Law School, and has taught that subject for many years as an adjunct professor at Boston College and Boston University Law Schools. He has been repeatedly listed by the Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center as one of the World’s Top Technology Arbitrators, and in The Best Lawyers in America (commercial and governmental) and Expert Guides to the World’s Leading Practitioners.  He is a Fellow in both the College of Commercial Arbitrators and England’s Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and is a Chartered Arbitrator as well.  His publications in the field of Arbitration include a textbook and teaching manual, nine book chapters and numerous articles.  He currently serves as Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Boston International Arbitration Council. For further information see