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  1. Arbitration: 80%
    25 years, 500 cases
  2. Mediation: 20%
    25 years, 200 cases

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Michaelson ADR Chambers, LLC

590 Madison Avenue
21st Floor
New York, NY, 10022


AKActive Out of State200001/16/2013
NYCurrently registered 198603/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Inclusion in "New Jersey's Top Rated Lawyers 2015"Inside New Jersey2015
Inclusion in "New Jersey's Top Rated Lawyers" 2014 EditionInside New Jersey2014
Inclusion in "New Jersey's Top Rated Lawyers" 2013 EditionInside New Jersey2013
2014 Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2013
Inclusion in "New Jersey's Top Rated Lawyers" 2012 EditionInside New Jersey2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Chair - New York BranchChartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)2013 - Present
Attorney, Arbitrator and MediatorMichaelson ADR Chambers, LLC2011 - Present
Trustee (Americas Region)Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)2011 - 2012
General Counsel (virtual)Direct Grid Technologies, LLC2010 - 2012
Attorney, Arbitrator and MediatorMichaelson and Associates1984 - 2012
Patent Attorney (Associate)Pennie and Edmonds1982 - 1984
Corporate Patent Attorney (Member of Legal and Patent Staff)Bell Telephone Laboratories1979 - 1982
Electronics Development EngineerRockwell International Corporation (Municipal and Utility Division)1977 - 1979
Electronics Development EngineerAluminum Co. of America (ALCOA)1976 - 1977
Electronics Project EngineerControl Systems Research, Inc.1975 - 1976
Association namePosition nameDuration
Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation CenterMember of the Technology Panel2015 - Present
Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for ArbitrationArbitrator2014 - Present
Singapore International Arbitration CentreArbitrator2014 - Present
Chartered Institute of ArbitratorsChair - New York Branch2013 - Present
World Intellectual Property Organization, Arbitration and Mediation CenterPanelist -- ICANN Legal Rights Objections Panel2013 - Present
ICDR ICANN String Confusion Objections PanelPanelist2012 - Present
International Arbitration Club of New YorkMember2011 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationMediator2010 - Present
National Academy of Distinguished NeutralsMember2010 - Present
British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration CentreArbitrator2009 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Dispute Resolution SectionMember2008 - Present
College of Commercial ArbitratorsFellow2008 - Present
Alaska Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Chartered Institute of ArbitratorsFellow and Chartered Arbitrator2000 - Present
CPR Institute for Dispute Prevention and ResolutionPanelist and Member1995 - Present
United States District Court -- Eastern District of New YorkArbitrator and MediatorN/A
American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law SectionMemberN/A
London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)Panelist and MemberN/A
American Arbitration AssociationArbitrator -- Comm'l Panel, eCommerce, Large Complex Case PanelN/A
International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)Arbitrator and MediatorN/A
World Intellectual Property Organization, Arbitration and Mediation CenterArbitrator and MediatorN/A
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution CentreArbitratorN/A
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)ArbitratorN/A
New Jersey Superior CourtApproved MediatorN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union v. Texas International Property Associates -- NA NAN/A
322 West 57th Owner LLC v Administrator, Domain, C/O Mecca HostingN/A
Marvel Manufacturing Co. v. Koba Internet Sales LPN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Just ResolutionsEmergency Arbitration: Fast, Effective and Economical2016
Landslide, ABA Intellectual Property Law SectionPatent Arbitration: It Still Makes Good Sense2015
NYSBA Dispute Resolution LawyerThe New 2014 WIPO ADR Rule Set: Flexible, Efficient and Improved2014
New Jersey Law JournalWhen Speed and Cost Matter: Emergency and Expedited Arbitration2014
American Bar Association Just ResolutionsNeutral Selection: Some Guidance from a Neutral2014
American Bar Association Just ResolutionsMentor Spotlight (Interview of Peter L. Michaelson)2014
New Jersey Law JournalDemystifying Commercial Arbitration: It's Much Better Than You Think2014
CPR AlternativesNeutral Selection: Some Guidance from a Netural2014
Dispute Resolution JournalNeutral Selection: Some Guidance from a Neutral2014
CPR AlternativesEnhanced Tribunals: Why It's Time to Use Personality Screening to Supplement Selection Criteria2010
CPR AlternativesCan Conflcting Styles Be Detected? How Personality Screens Make Tribunal 'Matches' for More Effective Arbitration2010
American Arbitration Association Handbook on International Arbitration and ADR, 2d Ed. (Juris Publishing)In International Arbitration, Disclosure Rules at the Place of Enforcement Matter Too2010
Arbitration: The International Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute ManagementEnhancing Arbitrator Selection: Using Personality Screening to Supplement Conventional Selection Criteria for Tripartite Arbitration Panels2010
American Arbitration Association Handbook on International Arbitration Practice (Juris Publishing)In International Arbitration, Disclosure Rules at the Place of Enforcement Matter Too2010
Dispute Resolution JournalIn International Arbitration, Disclosure Rules at the Place of Enforcement Matter Too2008
Dispute Resolution JournalVacatur Not Warranted for Undisclosed Trivial Past Association - But Guidance for Other Transactions is Lacking2007
Communications and the LawThe 1984 Semiconductor Chip Protection Act - A Comprehensive View1986
Practising Law InstitutePatent and Trade Secret Protection of Software: Patentability of Programs - Nature and Scope of Trade Secret Protection1986
Electronics WeekLegal Defenses Against Piracy1985
EUREL - 6th European Conference on Electrotechnics, EUROCON 84, Computers in Communication and ControlSoftware Protection in the United States - Facts, Fantasies, Methods and Results1984
Journal of the Patent Office Society, Vol. 63, No. 6, June 1981A Brief Look at the Legality of Competitive Restrictions Imposed on Trade Secret Licensees by Trade Secret Licensors1981
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTrade RegulationLL.M - Master of Laws1985
Duquesne University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Carnegie Mellon UniversityElectrical EngineeringMS - Master of Science1975
Carnegie Mellon UniversityElectrical Engineering/EconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
AAA/ICDR Neutrals' ConferenceClearing the Fog: Practical Insights for Enhancing AAA Arbitrator Practices and Opportunities2016
WIPO Arbitration and Mediation WorkshopsArbitration2015
WIPO Arbitration and Mediation WorkshopsMediation2015
NYSBA Commercial Arbitration Training for Arbitrators and CounselAward Writing (Arbitration)2015
17tjh Annual Spring Conference of the American Bar Association Section on Dispute ResolutionADR In Innovation and Technology Cases2015
WIPO Mediation WorkshopMediation2014
WIPO Arbitration WorkshopArbitration2014
Teleconference programArbitrating Disputes Over RAND Licensing Committments2014
Protecting Your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and InitiativesIP-related ADR2014
9th Annual Fordham Law School Conference on International Arbitration and MediationNeutral Selection2014
Presentation, Oct. 10, 2013Perspectives of an IP Neutral -- discussion on a few topics2013
2013 Americas Regional Meeting, New York, NYInternational Arbitration -- Market Opportunities2013
Annual MeetingWIPO Mediation and Arbitration: Alternative to Global Patent Litigation2012
27th Annual Intellectual Property ConferenceBest Practices for a Successful Mediation of a Patent Dispute2012
14th Annual Spring ConferenceThe ABA’s Got Talent -- How Niche Marketing has Helped Grow Your Practice2012
E-Discovery and ADR -- Yes It MattersE-Discovery and Arbitration2011
2011 Annual MeetingIssues Raised by Current and Anticipated Future Use of Social Media -- Challenges for Arbitrators2011
2011 Annual MeetingStreamlining Arbitration -- It's What Your Clients Want.2011
Mediation and Arbitrating Technology CasesMediation and Arbitration2010
Joint CIArb-CPR Arbitrator Training -- Accelerated Route to FellowshipArbitration2010
Arbitration and Mediation for International Intellectual Property DisputesDifferent Options for Resolving International Disputes Involving Inellectual Property2010
First Annual Fall Meeting of the Dispute Resolution Second of the New York State Bar AssociationAnatomy of a Mediation -- Effective Strategies for Maximizing Positive Outcomes2008
Fifth Annual Seminar on Intermational Commercial Arbitration: How to Handle Intellectual Property and Telecommunication CasesArbitration2008
"Registrars and the UDRP - registrars as registrants and other conundrums", WIPO, GenevaArbitration2008
"Mediating IP Disputes - Overcoming the Skeptics: a panel discussion", LondonMediation2008
"Anatomy of a Mediation - Effective Strategies for Maximizing Positive Outcomes", New YorkMediation2008
WIPO Arbitration and Mediation CenterResolving Domestic and International IP Disputes Through Arbitration and Mediation2007
Resolving Domestic and International IP Disputes Through Arbitration and MediationArbitration and Mediation2007
Meeting of the International Law and Practice Section of the New York State Bar AssociationWIPO: Domain Names Dispute Resolution2007
ADR in Bloom, Ninth Annual Spring Conference of the American Bar AssociationAdvanced Strategy and Tactics for Intellectual Property Disputes2007
2007 Annual Meeting of the American Bar AssociationArbitration and Mediation of Intellectual Property Disputes Today2007
Intellectual Property Focus Area, an International Commercial Arbitration and Mediation ConferenceConfidentiality and Conflict of Interests in Intellectual Property Disputes2006
Alternative Dispute Resolution in Intellectual Property DisputesArbitration and Mediation2006
"Resolution of Intellectual Property Disputes in the 21st Century", 50th Council Meeting, Fukuoka,JapanArbitration, Mediation2004