Peter L.  Michaelson

Michaelson ADR Chambers, LLC
New York, NY


As a neutral, Pete Michaelson has arbitrated over 500 domestic and international disputes primarily: IP, IT, telecom, and other technology-related disputes, and secondarily other commercial disputes; with damages claimed in some of those disputes in the range of US $100-600 Million. Handled domestic and international arbitrations under UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA, WIPO, CPR and AAA/ICDR rules. Serves as chair, sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator. Mediated over 200 domestic and international disputes, including an international patent dispute concerning mechanical and electronic aeronautical technologies with approximately US $600 Million at issue. Mediated numerous patent litigations in US District Courts involving complex electronic and mechanical technologies and Hatch‑‑Waxman based pharmaceutical patent disputes. Serves as Court-appointed expert in patent law. Mediates a wide range of other substantive areas for the New Jersey Superior Court system. To date, rendered approximately 225 domain name arbitration decisions (20 reported in United States Patents Quarterly). Has extensive arbitration, mediation and negotiation training.


He is a member of the AAA/ICDR Roster of Neutrals, the International Arbitration Club of New York; National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, American Bar Association; New York, New Jersey and Alaska Bar Associations.


Pete has conducted seminars, served as speaker on many occasions, provided numerous presentations concerning various aspects of ADR, IP law and IP‑related ADR to various legal groups, and organizations, and authored articles on various aspects of arbitration, IP-related ADR and IP law.