John Michael Richardson

Professional Training
Cambridge (Trinity College): B.A., 1965 Fordham: J.D., 1973 NYU: LL.M. (Taxation), 1976

Professional Experience
Private practice in intellectual property and commercial law, 2004 - date. Partner, Pennie & Edmonds LLP, 1982 - 2003; Associate 1973 - 82; Law Clerk 1971 - 73. Generalist in firm of specialists, counseled clients on IP issues worldwide; thoroughgoing knowledge of IP practice from Patent & Trademark Office though appellate procedure up to Federal courts and agencies. Considerable experience dealing with litigation, both technical and non-technical. Speaks French, German and Italian and has significant experience dealing with Japanese clients. Also has tax background; was Auditor for Deloitte Plender Griffith in London and Deloitte Haskins & Sells in Toronto, 1966-69, and is admitted to Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Has published and presented widely on IP and its global issues.

ADR Experience
NYCRR Part 146 qualified mediator; NY Supreme Commercial Division (New York County) mediator since 2006 (15 cases) & SDNY mediator since 2007 (six cases); judge & mediator International Chamber of Commerce ("ICC") International Commercial mediation Competition, Paris 2008, 2009, 2010; AAA Commercial Panel arbitrator since 2007 (four cases); FINRA arbitrator since 2009 (three cases); Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators ("FICArb") since 2006

Other Information
Can also go to the Islip Courthouse.