Publications & Speaking Engagements 


John has authored many articles on ADR and intellectual property issues, including drafting arbitration agreements and civil RICO claims in the context of arbitration. Speaker at American Intellectual Property Law Association, American Bar Association, Association of Corporate Patent Counsel and Licensing Executives Society events.

·       The Sedona Conference – April 2017
“Commentary on Patent Litigation Best Practices: Patent Mediation Chapter”

·       AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute – January 2016
“Mediation as an Effective Tool for Resolving Patent Reinsurance Disputes”

·       ARIAS U.S. 2015 Umpire Master Class – November 2015
“The ARIAS U.S. Streamlined Rules for the Resolution of U.S. Insurance and Reinsurance Disputes”

·       AIPLA Spring Meeting– May 2014
“The Often Neglected Art of Drafting the ADR Clause in a License Agreement”

·       Licensing Executives Society – November 2013
“Best Practices – Alternative Dispute Resolution and Licensing”

·       ABA- IPL Spring Conference in DC – April, 2013:
CPR – Effective Practices Protocol for Patent Mediation

·       ACPC (Association of Corporate Patent Counsel) Winter Meeting in Orlando, Florida, January 2013: “CPR Patent Mediation Task Force – Findings and Recommendations

·       “Report of the CPR Patent Mediation Task Force – Effective Practices Protocol” –  January 2103

·       “Why Patent Mediation Works” – CPR Mediation Task Force Brochure – January, 2013

·       ABA ADR Section Annual Spring Conference in Washington DC – April, 2012: “Confidentiality and Disclosure Issues for ADR Neutrals in Technology Disputes

·       CPR Y-ADR Seminar Hosted by Mintz Levin – October, 2011: “ Successful ADR Strategies for Life Sciences Companies:  What Young Lawyers should Know.”

·       NYIPLA 27th Annual Joint Patent Practice Continuing Legal Education Seminar – New York, April, 2011: “Ethical Considerations Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26 as Amended in December 2010.”

·       Mintz Levin Patent Litigation Group (MLPG) Newsletter – February 2011: “The Benefits of Mediation and/or Arbitration over Trial.”

·       AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute, La Quinta, California, January 2010: “The Ethical Minefields of ADR, Arbitration and Mediation – What Every Lawyer Needs to Know.”