Peter L. Michaelson

ADR Training
Advanced Mediator Training (CPR), The Hague, Netherlands, October 2004; Advanced Mediator Skills Traing (MATA in association with Centre fo Effective Dispute Resolution - CEDR), May 2004; Arbitrator II Workshop - Advanced Case Management, Somerset, NJ, October 2002;Arbitrator I Workshop - Fundamentals of the Arbitration Process, New York, NY, December 2001;American Arbitration Association ;6th Annual International Summer School Mediator Skills Training; Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR);Advanced Mediation Techniques Training Course Center for Dispute Settlement; Program of Instruction for Lawyers -- The Lawyer as Negotiator Workshop;Advanced Mediation Workshop;Program on Negotiation - Negotiation Workshops Harvard Law School;Mediation of Intellectual Property Disputes Training Program WIPO;

Professional Training
New York University School of Law, New York, New York, June 1985, LLM (Trade Regulation);Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania June 1979, JD;Carnegie-Mellon University Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 1975 - M.S. - Electrical Engineering; Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1974-B.S.-Electrical Engineering & Economics;

Professional Experience
1984 - present - Senior and Managing Partner Michaelson & Wallace, Red Bank, New Jersey; 1982 - 1984 - Patent Attorney, Pennie & Edmonds New York, New York; 1979 - 1982 - Corporate Patent Attorney (Member of the Legal and Patent Staff) Bell Telephone Laboratories Holmdel, New Jersey

ADR Experience
Arbitrated: (a) international and domestic intellectual property (IP) disputes, principally patent disputes involving complex electronic and mechanical technologies; (b) information technology (IT) disputes involving, e.g. computer hardware and software installations, and consulting agreements; and (c) interconnection and billing disputes involving large U.S. telecommunications carriers. Mediated and also served as a Court-appointed expert in patent law in numerous patent litigations in the U.S. District Courts involving complex electronic technology, including, e.g., voice messaging, auto-pilot controls and hand-held personal digital assistants (PDA's); and various mechanical technologies involving, e.g., consumer appliances, medical devices and aircraft. Also mediated trademark litigations in the U.S. District Courts. See www.mandw.com/mich.html for current CV.