AIPLA List of Arbitrators and Mediators
This LIST identifies AIPLA members in good standing who are willing to serve as an arbitrator, mediator, or early neutral evaluator for disputes involving intellectual property.
Los Angeles, CA
Arbitrator, Mediator of Patent, Trade Secret, Trademark/Trade Dress, and Copyright Disputes. Mr. Burns' concentrates his practice in patent, copyright, trade secret and trademark litigation, transactions and counseling, and he has experience in many substantive technology areas including computer software, information technology, Internet, semiconductor processing, electrical, mechanical and chemical arts and biotechnology. He serves on the faculty of Pepperdine University School of L ...
Bar and Court Admissions: District of Columbia; Virginia; Wyoming; U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; Education: George Washington University, National Law Center: LL.M., with highest honors in Patent & Trade Regulation Law, 1981; J.D., 1977; Boston University: M.S., Business Administration, with honors, 1974; U.S. Military Academy B.S., 1969; Judicial Clerkships: U.S. Court of Customs ...
Arbitrator, Mediator of Patent, Trade Secret, Trademark/Trade Dress, and Copyright Disputes. Patent litigator practicing in the oilfield services, computer, smartphone, mechanical, electronics, heath care, medical devices and internet arts; also arbitrator certified by the Harvard Law School in its post-grad program on Dispute Resolution by Mediation and Arbitration.
Arbitrator, Mediator of Patent, Trade Secret, Trademark/Trade Dress, and Copyright Disputes. Litigator of many such disputes in U.S. District Courts and Courts of Appeals, the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and the USITC. Author of hundreds of patent infringement/validity opinions. Counseled many clients on intellectual property policies, strategies, and protecting their own IP and avoiding or attacking IP owned by others. Has handled cases involving a wide var ...