The Bar Association of DC - What You Should Know About Mediating a Case on Appeal to the Federal Circuit
November 11, 2009
Following lunch, the program will begin with a presentation by James M. Amend, Chief Mediator for the Federal Circuit Mediation Program. Mr. Amend will discuss the operation and guidelines for the appellate mediation program, which facilitates settlement of cases on appeal before the Federal Circuit. Mr. Amend will outline the mediation procedure and present statistical data of success rates in settling patent and non-patent cases. He will also provide his advice regarding factors that help determine the suitability of a case for participation in the program. Finally, he will field questions from the audience.
Ronald Sigworth is the moderator of this event and it will be held at Crowell & Moring in Washington, DC.