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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

Davidson Oturu

Nigeria

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsNigeria

Degrees and Certifications
have been a court room litigator since 2007. Some of the notable matters I am involved in include the following: 1) Acting on behalf of Retail Supermarkets Nigeria Limited in a $2m copyright infringement action 2) Acting on behalf Shoprite Checkers in a $4m copyright infringement law suit 3) Representing one of the foremost telecommunications company in Nigeria, Emerging Markets Telecommunication Ltd (9 Mobile) in multiple court actions in Nigeria

  • 1-5
Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Marco Pallucchini

Italy

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsItaly, Switzerland

Non-Legal Industry Experience
EMEA counsel at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc,

  • 11-20
  • 1 - 5
  • 11 - 20
  • Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (CAM-CCBC). Milan Chamber of Commerce
  • 11 - 20

Akshat Pande

India

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsIndia

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Company Secretary

Degrees and Certifications
CS, LLB, LLM

Arbitrator

Mauricio Paris

Costa Rica

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsCosta Rica

  • 11-20
  • 1 - 5
  • 6 - 10

Daniel Pitanga

Brazil

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsBrazil

Rory Radding

United States

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsNew York/ United States

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Chemistry - analytics, environmental , Pharmaceuti

Degrees and Certifications
Have taken mediation courses. I have been involved in litigation for 45 years and have resolved many cases through mediation.

Satyam Rathore

India

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsIndia

Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Peter Ruby

Canada

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsOntario,Canada

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Software programmer and systems analysis

Degrees and Certifications
B. Comm. (1991), J.D. (1994), LL.M (2000). Has acted as counsel in many international and Canadian domestic arbitrations involving technology and energy issues.

  • 1-5
  • 1 - 5
  • International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) (inc. AAA and BCDR). Ad hoc
  • 1 - 5
Mediator

Andrea Rush

Canada

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsOntario, Quebec- Canada

Degrees and Certifications
University of Windsor - Advanced Certificate in Conflict Management (completed following LL.M. degree in IP Protection of Software)

  • 1 - 5

Thomas Schafft

Germany

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsGermany

Degrees and Certifications
Graduate mathematician, certified specialist lawyer for Intellectual Property Law (German "Fachanwalt für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz"), certified specialist lawyer for IT law (German "Fachanwalt für Informationstechnologierecht")

Arbitrator

Lester Schiefelbein

United States

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified Jurisdictions

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Office of President, Lockheed Corporation

Degrees and Certifications
Les is the CEO of Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center. He is a member of the American Arbitration Association (Large Complex Case) and International Centre for Dispute Resolution Panel of Arbitrators (Member Aerospace, Aviation and National Security Panel); International Chamber of Commerce Court of Arbitration; International Panel of Arbitrators, London Court of International Arbitration; Panel of Arbitrators, Singapore International Arbitration Centre; Panelist, Asian International Arbitration Centre; Panelist, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board International; Panelist, The Chinese Arbitration Association, Taiwan; Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center’s 2018 list of leading arbitrators and mediators in the technology sector; CEO, Global Technology Dispute Resolution Council; International Council for Commercial Arbitration; Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Member, New York International Arbitration Center; Member, Society of Satellite Professionals International; Member, Board of Directors, California International Arbitration Council.

  • 20+
  • 6 - 10
  • 11 - 20
  • Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)
Arbitrator

Stephan Schmidt

Germany

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsGermany

Degrees and Certifications
CIPP/E

  • 1-5
  • 1 - 5
  • German Arbitration Institution (DIS)
Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Abdelmohsen Sheha

France

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified Jurisdictions

Both Arbitrator and Mediator

J. Hanneke Slager

Netherlands

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsDutch

  • 6-10
  • 1 - 5
  • 6 - 10
  • 1 - 5
Mediator

Claus Spangenberg

Denmark

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsDenmark

  • 6 - 10
Mediator

Alesch Staehelin

Switzerland

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsSwitzerland

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Information Technology, Media

  • 20+
Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Per-Kaare Svendsen

Norway

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsNorway

Wolfgang Tichy

Austria

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsAustria

Both Arbitrator and Mediator

Charles Tigerman

United States

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsCA, MO (inactive)

Non-Legal Industry Experience
Programmer, business systems analyst, consulta.

Degrees and Certifications
Refer to website, for selected cases and experience.

  • 20+
  • 20+
  • 1 - 5
  • International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) (inc. AAA and BCDR)
  • 6 - 10

Yoong San Toh

Malaysia

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsMalaysia

Kriti Trehan

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsIndia

Carlos Trujillo

Mexico

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsMexico

Degrees and Certifications
Intellectual Property Law Diploma. 1999

Arbitrator

KIYOSH TSURU

Mexico

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsConduce una de las prácticas DE Propiedad Intelect

Degrees and Certifications
Internet Law Program, Harvard Law School, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2002; LL.M., Intellectual Property Law, (Recipient of the 2002 Thelma Weaver Memorial Award). The George Washington University School, Washington, DC, 2001-2002; Diploma, Derecho de Propiedad Intelectual, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), 1999-2000.

  • 20+
  • 1 - 5
  • 1 - 5
Arbitrator

Dilek Ustun Ekdial

Turkey

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsTurkey

Degrees and Certifications
• WIPO Domain Name Panelist since 2004, • The Arab Center for Domain Name Dispute Resolution (ACDR) since January 2014, • WIPO Legal Right Objection Expert since April 2012, • WIPO Expert ICANN Trademark Post-Delegation Dispute Resolution Procedure since November2013, • Past Member of INTA Panel of Neutrals 2008-2016 • AIPPI International ADR Committee • ICANN IPC (Intellectual Property Constituency) Group • Vice Chair, Intellectual Property Committee of the ITECH Law Group • Past Member of International Trademark Association (INTA) ADR Committee • Member of IP Committee of ISTAC (Istanbul Arbitration Centre)

  • 20+
  • 20+
  • 11 - 20
Arbitrator

Gikera & Vadgama

Kenya

  • N/A
  • Qualified LawyerYes
  • Qualified JurisdictionsRepublic of Kenya

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