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Arbitrator/Mediator Roster

The sector specialism of arbitrators and mediators is often cited as a key attraction of these dispute resolution methods. This Roster has been created so as to enable prospective parties to an arbitration or mediation the ability to identify potential candidates with technology experience relevant to their dispute. ITechLaw hopes that the Roster is a useful tool to help resolve technology related disputes. Your attention is drawn to the disclaimer below. The ITechLaw Privacy Policy applies as appropriate. In addition, the following specific disclaimer applies to the Roster.

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Both Arbitrator and Mediator

NEERAJ AARORA

India

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsINDIA

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Computer Forensic Expert & A Police Officer

Degrees and Certifications
Mr. Neeraj Aarora is a practicing advocate, an arbitrator and a computer forensic expert. He is advocate-on- record in Supreme court & Special Public Prosecutor with National Investigation Agency and also on the panel of Controller of Certifying Authorities, Ministry of Information Technologies, Govt. of India. Mr. Neeraj Aarora, also being a technocrat, has developed strong dominion over Cyber, Law & Finance domains and has unique ability to integrate Bit & Byte, Debit & Credit with Law. His exposure as Defence Lawyer, Special Public Prosecutor, Law Enforcement Officer and Arbitrator give him an edge to appraise any case from all the perspectives. He is law graduate from Delhi University, a Fellow Member of ICAI and Certified Fraud Examiner from ACFE (USA). He has done PG Diploma in ADR, Cyber Law and Drafting of Legislation, Treaties, International Agreement & Contracts from Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. In technology domain, he has done PGD(Cyber Law), CEH, CHFI, CISA, CISSP & MBA (IT) apart from various other certifications on emerging technologies. He is also Certified Forensic Computer Expert (CFCE) from IACIS, a certification duly approved by Forensic Specialties Board (USA). He is also International Coach on computer forensic with International Association of Computer Investigative Specialist (IACIS), U.S. Mr. Neeraj is the Managing Partner of his Techno Legal Firm, Hazen Legal Associates which specialized into Criminal Law, Cyber Law, Digital Evidence, , Privacy and other compliances under Information Technology Act, 2000.

  • 20+
  • 20+
  • 20+
  • 20+

Chukwuma Abosi

Nigeria

  • Languages SpokenEnglish
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsNigeria

Joana Agostinho

Portugal

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsPortugal

Diego Alvarez Mejia

Ecuador

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsEcuador

Degrees and Certifications
Master in Telecommunications Law, Data Protection, Audiovisual and Information Society, Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain (2016 - 2017)

Nishchal Anand

India

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsIndia

Degrees and Certifications
Nishchal has been working as an IP and Tech counsel in New Delhi since 2009. He has worked at a tier-1 IP boutique firm for ten years rising to the position of a Partner. Besides representing large corporations in contentious IP matters, he has advised various tech companies on legal compliance and protection of rights. Nishchal has advised several multinational companies such as Amazon, Audible, Inc., OLX, Microsoft, OnePlus, Samsung, Business Software Alliance, Adobe, Autodesk, PTC, Siemens, Tekla, Dassault, Foundry, Samsung, Philip Morris, Sony Computer Entertainment, Cisco, Toshiba, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Teva, Novo Nordisk, Cipla, Glenmark, Philip Morris, Japan Tobacco, Nizam’s, Mother Dairy, and Domino’s. Through his litigation practice, he has had the privilege of contributing to the jurisprudence relating to intellectual property and technology laws in India. An IP advisory practice has seen him advise on a myriad of new and upcoming technologies and applying the existing laws to thereto. He obtained his BBA LLB from Symbiosis International University, Pune, in 2009 and is enrolled with the Bar Council of India and Delhi High Court Bar Association.

Arbitrator

Axel Anderl

Austria

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsAustria

  • 1-5
  • 1 - 5
Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Ignacio Andrade

Guatemala

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsGuatemala

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Management, Real estate

Degrees and Certifications
Master in Bussiness Administration - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

  • 1-5
  • 1 - 5
  • 1 - 5
Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Naomi Assia

Israel

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsIsrael

Degrees and Certifications
Vice-chair of Dispute Resolution Committee for ITechLaw; Panel member os isoc il and wipo

  • 11-20
  • 11 - 20
  • 1 - 5
  • 6 - 10
Arbitrator

GIOVANNA BAGNARDI

Italy

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsITALY

Degrees and Certifications
The College of Law (International Practice Diploma Programme in International Arbitration Law) + National and International Arbitral Chamber of Milan (Course on Arbitration: Rules and Procedure)

  • 1 - 5
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Corte de Arbitraje La Habana+ArbitralChamber Milan
Mediator

Sharda Balaji

India

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsIndia

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Consumer goods

Degrees and Certifications
Advanced Mediation course from Centre for Advanced Mediation (CAMP). Generally handle dispute resolution and mediation as part of practice at NovoJuris

  • 6 - 10
Arbitrator

Paul Bent

United States

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsCA USDC CDCA SCOTUS

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Computer scientist. Aerospace engineer. Investment

  • 20+
  • 20+
  • 1 - 5
Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Gary Benton

United States

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsCalifornia, District of Columbia, England & Wales

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Technology - Internet/Mobile Cybersecurity

Degrees and Certifications
Focus: IT, Private Investment, Corporate, Int'l Business: Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators SVAMC List of Leading Technology Neutrals (Tech List) - peer vetted IAM 300 - World's Leading IP Strategists

  • 20+
  • 20+
  • 20+
  • Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC). Numerous US and int'l institutions- see website
  • 20+
Arbitrator

Alexander Blumrosen

France

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsFrance, New York

  • 20+
  • 6 - 10
  • 20+
  • International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) (inc. AAA and BCDR). CEPANI, ASA (Association Suisse d'Arbitrage), WIPO
Both Arbitrator and Mediator

James Bridgeman SC

Ireland

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsIreland, England and Wales

  • 20+
  • 20+
  • 20+
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  • 11 - 20

Christine Carsen

United States

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsTexas

Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Rodney Carter

United States

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes

  • 1-5
  • 1 - 5
  • 6 - 10

Belisario Castillo Sáenz

Panama

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsPanama

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Banking and trust industry

Ward Classen

United States

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsUnited States

Mediator

Nancy Cleman

Canada

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified Jurisdictionscertified mediator Quebec

Degrees and Certifications
I am certifiied commerical Medator ( quebec) and was one of the authors for the quide to commerical mediation Quebec which is published in English and French; I am mediator for small claims court; i chair the ADR commitee of IPIC and am a member of the committee for ADR ( IP and IT matters for IMAQ)

  • 11 - 20

Sean Coffers

  • Languages SpokenEnglish, French, German, Italian, Mandarin
  • Qualified LawyerYes

Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Sebastian Cording

Germany

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsGermany

Degrees and Certifications
Fachanwalt für Informationstechnologierecht (Certified lawyer for IT law) | Fachanwalt für Urheber- und Medienrecht (Certified lawyer for copyright and media law)

  • 1-5
  • 1 - 5
  • 1 - 5
  • German Arbitration Institution (DIS)
  • 1 - 5

Raphaël Dana

France

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsFrance

Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Michael Diamant

United States

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsOhio

Degrees and Certifications
B. S. Engineering. Litigated and arbitrated at all levels of state and federal courts in Ohio and around the country including the U.S. Supreme Court and tried numerous jury and non-jury cases both criminal and civil, including defending three of the National Guardsman in the Kent State Criminal Trial and multiple engineering and business disputes. With respect to technology, tried cases in courts or before arbitration panels involving progressive die design, eddy current heat treating systems, tunneling machines, roof supports, polymer patents, mine roof supports, as well as, a variety of business disputes. As an arbitrator, chaired panels and decided domestic and international cases around the country involving computer software, atomic layer deposition, aluminum processing, medical implants, large enterprise software systems, cogeneration facilities, aircraft engine failure, construction disputes, and patent infringement, among other technical and business disputes. As a mediator he has assisted parties in resolving disputes involving computer software, polymers, building design and construction, patents, technical specifications for mineral additives for coatings, among as well as numerous business disputes.

  • 20+
  • 20+
  • 20+
  • 20+

Mauricio Duarte

Guatemala

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsGuatemala

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Software Development and Project Managment

Kevin Erdman

United States

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsIndiana California Pennsylvania United States Patent Office

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Start-up formation and software development

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