CA State Bar IP Section Webinar: “ADR & IP: Mediation-What It Is, How It Works & How to Draft ADR Provisions”

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 12 noon – 1 p.m.

Presented by the State Bar of California Intellectual Property Law Section, Licensing Interest Group

This program offers 1 hour participatory MCLE Credit. You must register in advance in order to participate.

In the first of two ADR webinars the Licensing Interest Group will examine mediation v. other ADR procedures; benefits & limits of mediation; preparing for mediation; court-ordered vs. private mediation; and drafting well-drafted mediation clauses. The second webinar in the series will focus on arbitration (2015).

Speaker: Erica Bristol is an attorney and commercial mediator, specializing in intellectual property, commercial contracts and real estate. Erica is the Principal of EB Resolution Services in Encino, California. She received her JD from UCLA and served as corporate in-house counsel for over 11 years and has been a mediator for over 7 years. She currently serves as a Panel Mediator for the US District Court, Central District of California and the World Intellectual Property Organization. Ms. Bristol is a member of the State Bar of California’s IP Section Executive Committee.

Moderator: James C. Roberts III is the managing principal of Global Capital Law Group PC and its consulting arm, Global Capital Strategic Group, advising on technology, international and transactional matters. Clients range from large corporations to start-ups in digital media, mobile, software, biotech and greentech. He commutes between California and Milan. Mr. Roberts is Chair of The State Bar of California IP Section’s Licensing Interest Group. He frequently writes or speaks on startups and venture capital.