Disclosure and Admission of Evidence in the International Arbitration of Intellectual Property Disputes - Chapter 7 - Arbitration of International Intellectual Property Disputes, Second Edition

Angela Foster
Merriann M. Panarella
Page Count: 
86 pages
January, 2021
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Angela Foster – Certified as a mediator and arbitrator, Ms. Foster has resolved and adjudicated over 500 disputes involving patent infringement/validity, licensing, commercial and business disputes, breach of contract and negligence actions, employment discrimination claims, trade secret theft, trademark and copyright infringement disputes. She is immediate past Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and a member of numerous alternative dispute resolution panels including the Commercial and Large Complex Case mediation and arbitration rosters of the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the Panel of Distinguished Neutrals of the Institute for Conflict Resolution & Prevention (CPR), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitrator, and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) panel of mediators and arbitrators.  Ms. Foster was also appointed to the Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center’s List of the World’s Leading Technology Neutrals.  She is an invited fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and a member of the AAA-ICDR Council.  She received a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, a bachelor’s in Microbiology, and a juris doctorate in law from Rutgers University.

Merriann M. Panarella is a prominent arbitrator and mediator whose practice includes domestic and international intellectual property and technology disputes. Previously, she was a senior partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr where she litigated patent infringement, trade secret, non-compete, and other technology-related matters both nationally and internationally. She has represented clients in mediations, arbitrations, mini-trials and other dispute resolution processes.  Ms. Panarella is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and serves as a tutor for their Accelerated Route to Fellowship course. She currently serves on the arbitration and mediation panels of many of the principal dispute resolution institutions including the American Arbitration Association, CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, World Intellectual Property Organization, International Chamber of Commerce, American Health Lawyers Association, and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. She also is a member of the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Tech List. In addition, she serves as a neutral for the mediation panels for the Southern District of New York and for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Early in her legal career, Ms. Panarella was a law clerk to the Honorable W. Arthur Garrity, Jr. She is a frequent lecturer and author on a broad range of dispute resolution issues including the international arbitration of intellectual property disputes and life science matters. For more information on Merriann Panarella, please consult www.panarellaADR.com.