Louise E. Dembeck
The AIMAC Center for ADR
157 East 57th Street – 16th Fl
New York, NY 10022
Executive, Time Warner (1975-98) – Senior V.P. Time Warner International (1993-98); V.P. Time Warner Europe (1990-92); Chief Intellectual Property Counsel (1978-93); General counsel, Warner Cable Corp. Qube Division (1975-78); Associate Attorney, Golenbock & Barell (1971-75); Associate Attorney, Arnold & Porter (f/k/a Kaye, Scholer) 1966-71).
Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators; ABA (Past Co-Chair, Entertainment ADR Committee); Past-President of the Association for Conflict Resolution--GNY; NYS Bar Association (Intellectual Property Law and Dispute Resolution Sections); NY CitiBar Association; Copyright Society of the United States; included in this Roster of International Arbitrators; AV rated by Martindale Hubbell; named Power Mediator in the Entertainment Industry by The Hollywood Reporter, Esq. in 2007.
The AIMAC Center Panel, US District Court Panels, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; CPR Panels on Entertainment and Technology Disputes; ICDR International/AAA Commercial and Entertainment; and WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.
Neutral, party appointed Arbitrator or Panel Chair in hundreds of complex business, contract and commercial disputes involving entertainment industry issues, e.g., author’s rights, talent contract disputes, interpretation of film production/distribution provisions, and music, recording and theatrical production agreements, ancillary rights, television, book publishing and other media and communications matters, as well as international intellectual property, technology, copyright, trademarks, branding, unfair competition and domain name (UDRP) disputes. Selected to serve as Standing Arbitrator for major international franchisor/franchisee disputes and, as Chief Intellectual Property Counsel for Time Warner Inc., 1978-1993, directed and supervised outside litigation/arbitration counsel in connection with disputes in jurisdictions throughout the world with more than 1,000 cases involving copyright and trademark infringement, unfair competition, trademark dilution, record and film piracy, trademark counterfeiting, and general licensing and contract disputes.