Scott M. Donahey
3790 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Partner, Tomlinson Zisko, Palo Alto (1998 -2005); Holtzmann, Wise & Shepard, New York & Palo Alto (1986 – 1998); Associate, Finch, Sauers, Player and Montgomery, Palo Alto; Associate, Thelen, Marrin, Johnson& Bridges, San Francisco (1978 – 1984)
Founder and past-president, Northern California International Arbitration Club; Faculty, World Intellectual Property Organization, Workshop for Arbitrators; NAFTA Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Disputes; President’s Award, National Patent Board for Outstanding Service in ADR; Master SF Bay Area IP Inn of Court
World Intellectual Property Association, Singapore International Arbitration Centre IP Panel, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, ICC Community Interest Panel, International Centre for Dispute Resolution, Kuala Lumpur Regional Arbitration Centre, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, Japan Commercial Arbitration Association. Numerous domain name panels around the world, including the China Internet Network Information Center
Chair :ICC - 2008 between American Company and Russian inventor over patent rights for DNA sequencing patent. Patent valued in excess of $10 million. AAA – 2012-12 – Dispute between two multinational biotechnology/agricultural conglomerates concerning patent and trademark licenses. Disputed amount in hundreds of millions US dollars. CPR 2005 and 2010 involving – two separate cases involving coronary stents patent licenses. AAA -2004 – dispute concerning genomic database product, more than $30 million in dispute.
Co-Arbitrator – AAA -2013-2014 – Dispute between two agricultural conglomerates re partnership disputes and jointly owned trained marks. Hundreds of millions of dollars in dispute. AAA 2007 – Dispute between inventor and manufacturer of prosthetic devices. Claim in millions of US dollars. ICDR –2009 Dispute between Internet governance association and registrar of domain names re termination of contract. Injunctive relief sought.
Complete listing of cases available upon request.
Numerous publications on arbitration and intellectual property. List available on request.