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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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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
Arbitrator

Michael Brandt

Denmark

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsDenmark

  • 1-5
  • 1 - 5
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

Lucía Cantera

Uruguay

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsUruguay

Degrees and Certifications
Post graduated in Procedural proces.

Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Rodney Carter

United States

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified Jurisdictions

  • 1-5
  • 1 - 5
  • 6 - 10

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
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

Frederic Debusseré

Belgium

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsBelgium

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

Dan Ermose

Denmark

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified Jurisdictions

Nick Fenner

United Kingdom

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsEngland

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Mentor on digital transformation projects.

Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Javier Fernández-Samaniego

United States

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified Jurisdictions

Degrees and Certifications
Javier forms part of ICDR/AAA, Member of panel of arbitrators of ICDR (international division of AAA), Madrid Court of Arbitration, AEADE (European Arbitration Association), CPR, its Panel of Distinguished Neutrals (since 2013) and its European Advisory Board (EAB) • Arbitrator Research Tool of Global Arbitration Review (GAR ART) • International Centre for Dispute Resolution/ American Arbitration Association (ICDR/AAA), since 2017 • Centre for Effective Business Resolution (CEDR) and its Accredited International Mediator (since 2011) • Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center - SVAMC • Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS) • MIAS – Miami International Arbitration Society, based in Florida • European Arbitration Association (AEADE) • Spanish Arbitration Club (CEA) and its Mediation Committee • Spanish Chapter of ICC based in Barcelona, Spain • Arbitration Court of the Madrid Chamber of Commerce and its Center of Business Mediation • Arbitration Court of the Madrid Bar (ICAM) • ADR Advisory group of the Spanish Ministry of Justice (Grupo de Solución Extrajudicial de Conflictos), in 2015

  • 6-10
  • 6 - 10
  • 6 - 10
  • International Court of Arbitration (ICC)

Simona Gallo

Italy

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsItaly England&Wales

Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Knut Glad

Norway

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified Jurisdictions

Sue Gong

United States

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsCalifornia; England and Wales (Solicitor)

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Taxation; Corporate Compliance Programs

Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Clara-Ann Gordon

Switzerland

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsSwitzerland

Degrees and Certifications
CEDR Accredited Mediator

  • 6 - 10
  • International Court of Arbitration (ICC)
  • 1 - 5
Arbitrator

Malte Grützmacher

Germany

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsGermany

  • German Arbitration Institution (DIS)
Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Ali Guden

Turkey

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsTurkey / England & Wales

Degrees and Certifications
CEDR Mediation Course

  • 1-5
  • 20+
  • London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
  • 11 - 20
Arbitrator

Oliver Habel

Germany

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsGermany

Degrees and Certifications
Always related to technology matters. Please, visit http://www.disarb.org.

  • 6-10
  • 1 - 5
  • German Arbitration Institution (DIS)

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