J. Ross McDonough

Managing Partner and Head of Litigation, Ross frequently acts in complex international insolvencies, restructurings and security enforcements and is regularly retained by local and overseas insolvency professionals, directors, fund administrators, auditors, creditors and investors in connection with all aspects of the restructuring and winding up of companies, investment funds, limited partnerships, SIV’s and structured finance entities.

Sources say: “he knows the law extremely well, is very practical in his suggestions and is very efficient in trials.”
– Chambers and Partners

He has specific experience of coordinating cross-border appointments and obtaining recognition and assistance for insolvency professionals appointed by foreign courts. Having practiced continuously in the Cayman Islands since 1994, Ross is one of the most experienced litigators at the Cayman bar and has acted in more than 40 reported cases and was admitted in the British Virgin Islands in 2008. He is also regularly engaged to give expert evidence on issues of Cayman Islands law in proceedings before foreign courts.

Litigation Law Practice:

Campbells is widely recognised for its litigation strength and has particular expertise in investment funds disputes and all aspects of the liquidations of investment funds. Members of the department appear before the Grand Court, Court of Appeal and Privy Council and have been involved in numerous reported cases. Clients range from large international, financial and trading organisations to liquidators and trustees in bankruptcy of international and local entities, participants in investment and trust structures and Cayman Islands Government Agencies. In particular, we have substantial experience acting for liquidators, creditors and shareholders of distressed companies in cross border liquidations and corporate reorganisations, as well as acting for the local restructuring departments of the major accounting firms.

Our litigators also regularly appear as expert witnesses and speak at local and international conferences, and a number of our lawyers are admitted to practise in the BVI.

Campbells Attorneys at Law:

Campbells have been leading the way for over 43 years, advising both local and international clients on Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands law. We are regularly trusted to advise some of the most prominent names in finance, investment, insolvency and insurance and are frequently involved in the largest and most complex transactions in both jurisdictions.

Our legal team is internationally recognised for their expertise by leading directories and trade publications and we are also proud to be actively involved in the development of legislation, sitting on critical government legislative committees. Campbells is a member of the international legal network Meritas.

Karen McAndrew

Ms. McAndrew heads the firm’s Litigation Department and Higher Education Practice Group. She has had an active litigation practice for over 30 years, and is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. She represents management in employment law matters, including wrongful discharge and discrimination litigation, in-house training and risk avoidance, and ongoing counseling on employment issues.

Firm Background

Viewed as the premier litigation firm in Vermont, Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew is one of the oldest and largest law firms in the state. Client service is our highest priority. We defend employers at trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts throughout Vermont. The firm provides ongoing advice and counseling to management about human resources issues, and supervisor training designed to prevent claims and litigation. We perform audits of employer practices, review handbooks and employee disciplinary procedures, and counsel employers with respect to discrimination, harassment, wage and hour issues, executive compensation and separation, immigration matters, and collective bargaining agreements. We are the editors of the monthly Vermont Employment Law Letter.

 

Stephen W. Dummer

Stephen W. Dummer is the Managing Member at Dummer, Lowery & Savarese, PLLC. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, business law, forming business entities, drafting corporate formation agreements, corporate sale contracts, international law, insurance defense, construction law and estate planning. Stephen has also worked with performing compliance analysis for entities seeking Community Development Block Grants. Stephen is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and an accredited attorney for the preparation, presentation and prosecution of claims for veteran’s benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Stephen served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Chief Justice James Smith of the Mississippi Supreme Court in the summer of 2005 and received his J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law in Oxford, Mississippi. He studied international law at the University of Cambridge in England. Stephen completed his B.A. in criminal justice with honors at the University of Wyoming and his A.A. with honors at Northwest College in Wyoming. In 2010, the Gulfport Sun-Herald named Stephen on their list of Top 10 Business Leaders Under 40, and he is a graduate of the “Leadership Gulf Coast” Class of 2011-2012.

Honors

– Leadership Gulf Coast. Class of 2011-2012

– Top 10 Business Leaders Under 40

– Sergeant of Marines, Honorable Discharge

– President’s List/Dean’s List each academic period

– National Chancellor’s List

– Baker Donaldson Outstanding Law Journal Comment Award

– American Jurisprudence Awards;

– Legal Research and Writing II, International Aviation Law, Gaming Law

– Presidential Scholarship

– Albert Hopkins Scholarship Recipient

– Dan Shell Scholarship

– Top 40 Under 40 Litigation Lawyers in Mississippi for 2014, ASLA

– Peer Rated, Martindale Hubbell

– Mid-South Rising Stars – Super Lawyers Magazine

Medals and Awards

– Two-time Navy Achievement Medal recipient. July 1998 & 2000

– Two-time Meritorious Mast recipient. June 1997. December 1998

– Navy and Marine Good Conduct Medal recipient. December 1998

– Graduate – Reconnaissance Indoctrination Program. 1999

Professional Associations

– Maritime Law Association, 2011-present.

– Active TWIC Card Holder

– Gulf Coast Regional YMCA Board of Directors, President

– MDLA Quarterly Editorial Board, 2007-2011

– Center for Prevention of Child Abuse – President – Board of Directors, 2009-2010

– Mississippi Law Journal, Executive Articles Editor, 2004-2006

– Journal of Space Law, 2004-2006

– Mississippi Bar 2006 – present

– Child Advocacy Committee, 2007-2012

– MS Bar – Moot Court Committee, 2006 – 2014

– Harrison County Young Lawyers Association, President, 2009-2010

– American Inns of Court, 2007-present

– Federalist Society International Law Society

– Juvenile Advocacy Clinic

Fraternities

– Phi Beta Kappa

– Phi Kappa Phi

– Phi Theta Kappa

– Phi Delta Phi

– Phi Alpha Delta

– Golden Key National Honor Society

– 32nd Degree Master Mason

– Past Master – Orange Grove Lodge

Education

– J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law, 2006

– Summer Program in International Law, University of Cambridge, Downing College, Cambridge, England

– B.A., cum laude, with honors, University of Wyoming, 2002

– A.A., with honors, Northwest College, 2000

– Stephen is licensed to practice law in all jurisdictions in Mississippi, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Stephen’s main areas of practice are:

– Civil Litigation

– Commercial Litigation

– Commercial Transactions

– Construction

– Corporations

– Insurance Litigation

– International Law

– Maritime Law

– Personal Injury

– Real Estate

– Trusts, Probate and Successions

– Veterans’ Benefits

Articles and Publications:

– Mississippi Judicial System: Failing to Meet the Minimum Standard of Justice in Loewen Group, Inc. v. O ‘Keefe Article by Mr. Dummer; 6 GEO. J.L. & PUB. POL’Y 531 (2008)

– Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Mississippi State and Federal Courts; Article by Mr. Dummer; 31 MDLA QUARTERLY 11 (Fall 2007)

– Drops. Progressive Slots, and the Adjusted Gaming Win Value; Article by Mr. Dummer; 11 GAMING L. REV. 232 (2007)

– False Positives and Secure Flight Using Dataveillance When Viewed Through the Ever Increasing Likelihood of Identity Theft; Article by Mr. Dummer; 11 J. OF TECH. LAW & POL’Y 259 (2006)

– Secure Flight and Dataveillance. A New Type of Civil Liberties Erosion: Stripping Your Rights When You Don 7 Even Know It; Comment by Mr. Dummer; 75 MISS. L.J. 583 (2005)

Letter of Credit Counsel, in connection with the following issues:

– $5,500,000 Mississippi Business Finance Corporation Taxable Variable Rate Demand Revenue Bonds. Series 2009A (John Fayard Moving & Warehousing, LLC Project). March 12,2009

– $5,080,000 Mississippi Business Finance Corporation Taxable Rate Demand Revenue Bonds, Series 2009B (John Fayard Self Storage, LLC Project). March 12, 2009

 

Michael Alan Dailey

Michael Dailey is a broadly experienced litigator who has presented and defended cases throughout the United States. He has handled cases of first impression, such as DCA v. SoftKlone Distributing Corporation, in which the copyright status of computer screen displays was first established. 

He litigated the proper basis for overturning arbitration awards issued in Georgia and in the process prompted the Georgia General Assembly to enact legislation upholding Mr. Dailey’s courtroom contentions. 

Mr. Dailey has handled disputes involving health care, global positioning, and voice recognition technologies. He has brought copyright infringement actions on behalf of authors and developers of books and software. And he has helped companies thwart the unlawful intentions of departing senior executives who secretly took with them tens of thousands of computer files and confidential technical and marketing data.

Mr. Dailey previously served as General Counsel for a Y-2K software service provider.

Mr. Dailey is equally concerned with the rights and interests of individuals. He has successfully defended corporate executives charged with violating non-competition agreements and other restrictive covenants. 

He has assisted terminated employees recover pension and profit-sharing benefits, earned commissions, and contract compensation that was due to them. He has sued employers who have engaged in racially discriminatory and sexually harassing conduct.

Mr. Dailey regularly takes cases on behalf of persons too poor to retain legal counsel, and he does so as an advocate for the Gwinnett County Pro-Bono Project and the Georgia Lawyers for the Arts.

Eager to be outdoors as much as possible, Mr. Dailey is a hiker, amateur mountaineer and runner.

Featured Experience

During his career, Mr. Dailey has:

– Handled a case of first impression addressing copyright protection of computer screen displays;

– Negotiated a $300,000 sexual harassment recovery without even filing suit;

– Secured, within 8 days of suit having been filed, a $1.5 Million securities recovery against a major software services provider, on behalf of a group of founding company shareholders;

– Won a settlement in the amount of $825,000 – the precise amount sued for – on behalf of a commissioned salesman suing one of the world’s biggest and best known technology service providers;

– Recovered $2.2 Million in a trademark infringement and trademark dilution action against one of America’s largest magazine and newspaper publishers;

– Successfully defended a software developer at trial from $3.5 Million in asserted damages stemming from claims for misappropriation of program code and design;

– Secured a verdict exceeding $20 Million against a group of defendants who utilized a variety of off-shore companies to conceal their unlawful operations.

– Successfully defended a multi-state medical practice from dual contract claims of $16.53 Million and $15.62 Million, respectively.

Recognitions

– Mr. Dailey is an AV Preeminent Lawyer – the highest rating issued for legal ability and ethical standards by the LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell peer review service.

– From 1982 to 2002, Mr. Dailey was an Instructor in the Emory Law School Trial Techniques Program.

– Mr. Dailey has been an Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association since 1988 and has heard and decided some 60 arbitration cases.

– Mr. Dailey is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Member of the CIArb European Branch.

Education

Emory University School of Law

– J.D. Degree – 1977

– Founder – Joint Committee On Law And Medicine

Duke University

– A.B. Degree – 1973

– Member, Chancellor-Provost Search Committee

– Member, Nominating Committee, Board of Trustees

– Federal Relations Assistant, Office of the President

Admissions

– State Bar of Georgia – 1977

– Supreme Court of Georgia – 1977

– Georgia Court of Appeals – 1977

– Supreme Court of the United States – 1991

– United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit – 1978

– United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit – 1981

– United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia – 1980

– United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia – 1996

Publications

“Whelan Associates, Inc. v. Jaslow Dental Laboratory, Inc.: Towards A New Understanding Of Copyrightable Expression,” Parts I and II. European Intellectual Property Review (1986)(1987) (Co-author: Henry L. Jones, Jr.)

“Digital Communications Associates, Inc. v. SoftKlone Distributing Corporation, et al.:

The ‘Look and Feel’ of Copyrightable Expression,” European Intellectual Property Review (1987)

“Interim Measures Available To U.S. Litigants: The Early Bird Gets The Worm,” European Intellectual Property Review (1988)

“For Those Who Live In Glass Houses: Apple Computer, Inc. v. Microsoft Corporation And Hewlett-Packard Company,”

European Intellectual Property Review (1990)

Speaking Engagements

– Speaker, State Bar of Georgia, Computer Law Section, Annual Seminar 1988

– Speaker, State Bar of Georgia, Computer Law Section, Annual Seminar 1989

– Speaker, Seattle Computer Law Conference, December 1990

– Speaker, New York Computer Law Conference, June 1991

– Speaker, Second Annual Seattle Computer Law Conference, December 1991

– Speaker, Information System Consultants Association, Atlanta, May 1992

– Speaker, Third Annual Seattle Computer Law Conference, December 1992

– Speaker, Fourth Annual Seattle Computer Law Conference, December 1993

– Speaker, Fifth Annual Seattle Computer Law Conference, December 1994

– Speaker, Sixth Annual Seattle Computer Law Conference, December 1995

– Speaker, Seventh Annual Seattle Computer Law Conference, December 1996

– Speaker, Representing High Tech Companies, Denver, December 1995

– Speaker, Representing High Tech Companies, Denver, December 1996

– Speaker, Representing High Tech Companies, Denver, December 1997

– Speaker, Representing High Tech Companies, Denver, December 1998

– Speaker, AAA Arbitration Policy Issues, Atlanta, December 2001

– Speaker, CILS International Arbitration Conference, Salzburg, Austria, June 2004

– Speaker, Financing Emerging Growth Companies/JOBS Act, Atlanta, October 2012

– Speaker, International Trade Law & Dispute Resolution, Iranian Central Bar Ass’n, Tehran, April 2013

Honors and Awards

– Theatrical Outfit – Sanger Award – 1990

– Leadership Gwinnett – 1991-1992

– Robert C. Lower Outstanding Volunteer Award – Georgia Lawyers for the Arts (2005)

– Benjamin T. White Distinguished Service Award – Georgia Lawyers for the Arts (2007)

– Fellow, Chartered Institute Of Arbitrators (2013)

– Fellow, American Bar Foundation (2014)

Community Involvement

– Theatrical Outfit, Board of Directors (1984-1994), President (1987-1989)

– ChildKind, Inc., Board of Directors (1993-1994)

– Actor’s Express, Board of Directors (1990-1996), Vice President (1992-1993)

– Duke University Drama Advisory Board (1993-1995)

– Duke University Development Council (1993-1995)

– Big Trees Forest Preserve, Inc., Board of Directors (1993-1994), President (1994)

– Gwinnett Ballet Theater, Inc., Board of Directors (1992-1995), President (1993-1995)

– Mexican Center of Atlanta, Board of Directors (1996-1998)

– Earth Share National, Board of Directors (2002-2006), Executive Committee (2004-2006)

– Earth Share of Georgia, Board of Directors (2006-2013)

 

Dan Goldfine

Dan Goldfine is a partner in Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Litigation practice group. He focuses on class action and complex litigation, including matters involving antitrust, RICO, health care, government and consumer fraud, and business disputes. Dan also represents business and executives regarding grand jury, government and internal investigations. Dan’s antitrust background further allows him to counsel companies regarding antitrust compliance.

Prior to joining Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, Dan was a partner at a large southwestern U.S. law firm for fifteen years with a similar class action and complex litigation focus and was Chair of that firm’s Government and Internal Investigations/Criminal Defense practice area. Before private practice, Dan was a Trial Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division.

Dan began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Gerald W. Heaney in the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Memberships & Affiliations

– Overman Foundation charitable fundraiser, Chair, 2004-present
– Arizona Juvenile Justice Commission, Gubernatorial Commission, 2010-present
– State Bar of Arizona, Executive Committee, Antitrust Section, 1998-present
– American Bar Association, Fellow
– Federal Bar Association, Fellow

Education
– J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, 1988
– B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1985

Bar Admissions
– Arizona
– Minnesota

Court Admissions
– Arizona Supreme Court
– Supreme Court of Minnesota
– U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
– U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
– U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Clerkships
– U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Representative Matters
– Represented a large national automobile insurer in a $21 billion nationwide consumer class action alleging the price-fixing of insurance, obtaining a dismissal with prejudice
– Defended client in a multi-billion dollar RICO class action, obtaining dismissal with prejudice at trial
– Defended clients against antitrust charges in more than 20 states, obtaining dismissals with prejudice at the trial level
– Defended companies in the healthcare, pharmaceutical and insurance industries in addition to manufacturers and consumer marketers against antitrust, RICO, False Claims Act, and consumer fraud class actions filed in federal and state courts in California, Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Washington, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, Georgia, Minnesota, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Ohio, obtaining dismissals and summary judgments and defeating many classes seeking certification
– Defended several hospitals in both a U.S. Department of Justice investigation and a class action, alleging that the hospitals and a trade association had fixed the wages of part-time nurses, obtaining a declination by the DOJ and a denial of certification of more than 80% of the alleged class
– Represented two healthcare providers who alleged that a monopolist hospital had blocked their opening of a competing outpatient facility, obtaining a multimillion dollar settlement
– Represented a long distance provider in a lawsuit claiming monopolization, obtaining dismissal with prejudice
– Represented an automobile manufacturer in consumer class action alleging price fixing, obtaining dismissal with prejudice
– Counseled clients applying for and receiving corporate leniency from the Department of Justice and state Attorneys General
– Obtained a $277 million jury verdict in a business-against-business dispute on behalf of a large publicly-held Arizona company
– Represented a Marine officer accused of espionage, illegally taking top secret information, and lying to authorities, obtaining a declination from the DOJ and clearing his record with military authorities so he could return to the Marines
– Represented a pharmaceutical wholesaler in a warehouse fire matter, leading to total settlements with insurers and the warehouse operator in excess of $50 million
– Represented the second largest Arizona law firm in an attorney malpractice claim where the plaintiff was seeking $40 million and obtained a complete defense verdict from the jury at trial
– Defended companies and companies under government investigation (including grand jury and agency investigations)
– Conducted internal investigations on behalf of boards and special committees of for profit companies and nonprofit entities to determine whether or not management or board members violated the law

Publications
– Quoted, “College Football Players Can Unionize, NLRB Says,” Westlaw Journal Antitrust, May 2014; originally in Thomson Reuters Law Blog, April 1, 2014, April 2014
– Author, “Ten ‘Things’ Companies Should Know about Search Warrants,” Association of Corporate Counsel, 2010
– Author, “Responding to U.S. Search and Seizure Warrants and EU Dawn Raids,” Financier Worldwide magazine, July 2010
– Author, “The Case for Government Regulation of I-Gaming: A Counterpoint to Owen’s Advocacy of Self-Regulation,” Gaming Law Review and Economics, Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2008
– Author, “Plan Ahead Before Trouble Walks In: Preparing for Charges of Criminal Conduct,” ABA Business Law Section, July/August 2004

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP is a recommended firm in the following areas:
Litigation – USA – Arizona
Antitrust – USA – Arizona
White Collar Criminal Litigation – USA – Arizona

 

Athul Acharya

Athul Acharya focuses his practice on a broad variety of litigation matters to support clients in the technology and life sciences industries.​

At Duke, Athul served as a staff editor for the Duke Law Journal and the editor-in-chief of the Duke Law & Technology Review.

Before he joined Fenwick, Athul was a law clerk for the Honorable Milan D. Smith, Jr., at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He was also a law clerk for the Honorable Michael H. Simon at the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.

Firm Overview:

For more than four decades, Fenwick & West has helped some of the world’s most recognized companies become, and remain, market leaders. From emerging enterprises to large public corporations, our clients are leaders in the technology and life sciences sectors and are fundamentally changing the world through rapid innovation.

Having worked alongside such progressive and cutting edge companies for so long, our culture has come to reflect the entrepreneurial spirit of our client base. Unlike traditional law firms, we move at our clients’ speed and have earned the reputation as a go-to law firm for growing companies that need insightful, strategic counsel to help tackle the challenging issues that arise when the law cannot keep up with their pace of innovation.

With the same passion for excellence and innovation reflected in our client base, our firm is making revolutionary changes to the practice of law through substantial investments in proprietary technology tools and processes. Our clients demand—and deserve—new ways to receive best-in-class legal services more effectively. At Fenwick, we are proud to be shaping our legal services to do just that.

Diya Liu

Diya Liu is an associate in the Austin office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where she practices intellectual property litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Diya was an associate at the New York City office of an Am Law top 25 firm, where she practiced patent, appellate, and trade secrets litigation. Before attending law school, she was an independent stylist, working with a variety of major fashion publications.

Firm Overview:

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance them. We represent companies from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations at every stage of development. The firm’s attorneys collaborate across a comprehensive range of practice areas and industry groups to help the management, boards of directors, shareholders, and in-house counsel of our clients address their most pressing challenges and pursue their most promising opportunities.

The firm is nationally recognized for providing high-quality services to address the legal solutions required by its enterprise and financial institution clients. Our services include corporate law and governance, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, mergers and acquisitions, securities class action litigation, intellectual property litigation, antitrust counselling and litigation, joint ventures and strategic alliances, technology licensing and other intellectual property transactions, tax, and employee benefits and employment law, among other areas.

Our clients are companies and other entities that compete in rapidly developing and innovative industries, including the biotech, communications, digital media, energy, financial services, medical devices, software and other sectors.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has offices in Austin; Beijing; Boston; Brussels; Hong Kong; London; Los Angeles; New York; Palo Alto; San Diego; San Francisco; Seattle; Shanghai; Washington, D.C.; and Wilmington, DE.

Paul McCann

Paul McCann is recognised as one of Sydney’s most effective litigation lawyers in superior court jurisdictions, with a reputation for exceptional commitment to client service.

With over 30 years experience in the area of commercial litigation, various Federal and State Commissions of Inquiry and the defence of corporate prosecutions, Paul’s skills are in the strategic management of the whole of the litigation process, particularly involving complex issues.  Paul’s intention is at all times to secure the right client outcome, whether through a commercial settlement, mediation, arbitration or a court proceeding, at the earliest opportunity.

In addition, Paul has played a pivotal role in the management of a leading law firm as a member of various senior executive teams charged with enhancing the firm’s service standards, maintaining its reputation for professional excellence and optimising its operational performance and efficiency.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor of Laws, University of Sydney, 1973

Professional Admissions

·         Admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of New South Wales, 1974

·         Admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of Victoria, 1988

·         Admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of Western Australia, 1998

·         Admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia, 1976

Professional Recognition

·         Leading Lawyer in Dispute Resolution, Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2010–2017

·         Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific 2017, Australia, Dispute Resolution (Ranked Lawyer – Band 4)

·         Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution, The Asia Pacific Legal 500 2013–2017

·         Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Lawyer – New South Wales, Doyles Guide 2017

·         Best Lawyer in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Best Lawyers 2010–2017 (Australia)

·         Expert Guides, Litigation and Product Liability 2016 12th Ed

·         Leading Lawyer, AsiaLaw 2014

Professional Experience

·         Partner, Russells, 1 July, 2015 to present

·         Senior Litigation Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, 2007–30 June 2015

·         Partner and National Head of Litigation and member of the National Operating Committee and Executive Team, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, 2001–07

·         Partner in Charge, Sydney Office, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, 2001–06

·         Partner and Head of Litigation, Sydney Practice and member of the Sydney Practice Executive Team, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, 1987–97

·         Partner, Sydney Litigation Practice, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, 1985–87

Key Practice Fields

  • Arbitration
  • Commercial Property Disputes
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate and Business Disputes
  • Corporations Law
  • Energy, Mining and Resources Disputes
  • Financial Services
  • Government and Administrative Law
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Media Law
  • Partnership and Shareholder Disputes
  • Professional Negligence

 

Jose de Pierola

Intellectual Property Attorney; admitted to Lima Bar Association (Peru) and Alava Bar Association (Spain)

Education

Universidad de San Marcos (Bachelor at Law; Lawyer’s Degree; Doctor in Law); McGill University, Montreal, Canada (Diploma in International Air and Space Law); The Southwestern Legal Foundation, Dallas, Texas (Diploma in Comparative Law).

Practice Areas

Patent and trade mark prosecution, oppositions, appeals, cancellation actions, nullity actions, infringement actions at the Peruvian Trade Mark Office; legal actions at the Peruvian Courts; Intellectual Property; General and Procedural Law, Domain Name Dispute Resolution.

Languages: Spanish, English and French.

Associations

Member of the Lima Bar Association, the Peruvian Intellectual Property Association, American Bar Association (ABA), Alava (Spain) Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI), Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle (FICPI), International Trademark Association (INTA), Inter American Association of Industrial Property (ASIPI), European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA).

Activities

Lima Bar Association (Member of the Board of Directors 2001-2002)(President Intellectual Property Law Committee 1998 and 2004-2008)(Member of the List of Arbitrators);  Peruvian Industrial Property Association (APPI) (Vice-President 1995-1997, President 1997-1999); Lima Chamber of Commerce (Member of the Board of Directors and President of Intellectual Property Committee 2000-2002); American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM PERU) (Member of the Intellectual Property Committee)(Member of the List of Arbitrators); Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle (FICPI) (President Peruvian Group 1997-2010); Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI) (President Peruvian Group, 1997-2010); Inter-American Association of Industrial Property (ASIPI)(Delegate Peruvian Members 1998-2000); American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) (member International and Franchising Law Committee 2007); World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (Member of the List of Domain Name Panelists for .pe)

Volunteer Experience

Sovereign Military Order of Malta: Protection of the poor, weak and sick. Vice-President of the Peruvian Group and Head of Diplomatic Mission in Peru as Chargé d’ Affaires a.i. (February 11, 1999 until June 17, 2005).

 

Dr. Insan Budi Maulana

Insan Budi Maulana holds a law degree from Faculty of Law at University of Indonesia (1986) and he started his career as a lawyer in 1986 when he joined a reputable law firm soon after he graduated. He was appointed as a partner at the last law firm he worked with, before he then decided to establish MAULANA AND PARTNERS Law Firm.

As a Lawyer and Patent Attorney since 1986, he voted as was voted as the leading individual in Intellectual Property practice in Indonesia in The Asia Pacific Legal 500 – 2006/2007 editions

FORMAL EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (Sarjana Hukum), University of Indonesia, Indonesia, 1986
  • Master’s Degree in Law (LLM), Kobe University, Japan, 1992
  • Doctorate Degree in Law, Kobe University, Japan, 1998
  • Appointed as Professor in Business Law by Ministry of Education in 2006.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Founder of Indonesian Intellectual Property Society (IIPS), IP Studies in Indonesia (FIPSI) and IP Clinic (Yayasan Klinik HAKI)
  • Member of AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriete Industriale), APAA (Asian Patent Attorneys Association) and IPBA (Inter Pacific Bar Association),
  • IBA (International Bar Association)
  • Member of the Association of Indonesian Intellectual Property Consultant (Asosiasi Konsultan HaKI Indonesia)

RELATED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Guest Researcher at MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE, Munich, Germany, August – September 1994, July – August 1996 and September – October 2001
  • Attended Certification Program in Intellectual Property Rights Law at Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London, England, October 1994 – January 1995
  • Member of the drafting team for “Undisclosed Information Act” (Undang-Undang Kerahasiaan Informasi), January – March 1995
  • Attended Patent Drafting Course in Singapore, organized by FICPI, September 1996
  • Member of the Expert Committee of the Department of Justice of the Republic of Indonesia (1998 – 2006)
  • Attended Symposium on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights and Patent Litigation inMunich, Germany, 10 – 14 September 2001
  • Vice Coordinator of the drafting team for Bill of Trademark Appeal Commission, Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights, Department of Justice of the Republic of Indonesia, April 2003
  • Vice Coordinator of the drafting team for Bill of Trademark Registration Procedures, Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights, Department of Justice of the Republic of Indonesia, April 2003
  • Patent consultant for the ASEAN-ROCKEFELLER Project for pharmaceutical patents in the Phillipines and Laos, 2 -14 May 2004
  • Attended Hessen International University Summer Program for the course of New Technologies and Law: Biotechnology in Europe, Giessen, Germany, 24 July – 20 August 2005
  • Member of the advisory team for Intellectual Property at the Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights, Department of Justice of the Republic of Indonesia, 2008
  • Chief Coordinator of the drafting team for the Bill of Amendment of Trademark Law
  • Speaker at the 4th Symposium China-ASEAN Entrepreneurs Exchange in Beijing, China, 8-9 December 2008
  • Speaker of “ABUSE OF DOMINANT BARGAINING POSITION” at the Fair Trade Commission (Komisi Pengawas Persaingan Usaha) about unfair trade practices, Jakarta, 27 Juli 2010
  • Speaker of “Market Control” at the Fair Trade Commission (Komisi Pengawas Persaingan Usaha), October 26, 2011.
  • Speaker for Korea Institute of Intellectual Property (KIIP) held in Seoul by the Faculty of Law, Hanyang University on 16 December 2013
  • Speaker for Osaka Shoko Kaigisho (Osaka Chamber of Commerce) with title “Investment and IP Protection in Indonesia” on 26 May 2014 in Osaka, Japan
  • Guest Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan on 30 September 2013 and 27 May 2014
  • Guest Lecturer for Kobe SALAD 2015 (Summer School of Asian Law & Dispute Management) with title “IP Issues in Indonesia” at Faculty of Law, Kobe University on 19 August 2015
  • Lecturer at IP Training held by Trisakti University in August 2015
    Speaker for Public Hearing regarding Patent and Trademark held at the House of Representative of Indonesia in August 2015.
  • Lecturer at IP Training held by Trisakti University in August 2015
  • Lecturer at Training Course for Commercial Court Judges Certification in November 2015.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL CAREER
University Lecturer for Graduate Program at:

  • University of Indonesia, Notary Program, 1999 – present (Course: Intellectual Property Rights)
  • University of Indonesia, Accountancy Program, 2001 – present (Course: Business Law)
  • Trisakti University, Faculty of Law, 2015 – Present (Course : Intellectual Property Rights)
  • Sebelas Maret University, Faculty of Law, 2007 – Present
  • Krisnadwipayana University, Faculty of Law, 2000 –2014 (Course: Intellectual Property Rights and Unfair Competition)
  • Institute of Business and Information of Indonesia, Accountancy Program, 2004 –2013 (Course: Business Law)
  • University of Riau, Accountancy Program (Course: Business Law)

BOOKS AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Indonesian IPR Laws (Undang-Undang HaKI Indonesia), Preface by Insan Budi Maulana, publisher PT Citra Aditya Bakti, Bandung, 2004
  • Protect IPR Right Now!(Lindungi HaKI Sekarang Juga!), written with Dwi Koendoro, 2005
  • Politics and Management of Intellectual Property Rights(Politik dan Manajemen HKI), publisher PT Alumni, Jakarta, 2009
  • A-B-C Industrial Design: Theories and Practices in Indonesia (A-B-C Desain Industri: Teori dan Praktek di Indonesia), publisher PT Citra AdityaBakti,Bandung, 2010
  • Putting Value On Your IP Assets, Economic Impact And Legal Protection Of Intellectual Property Rights: Experience On IP Law Implementation In Indonesia, IP Theses, IP CommunityMagazineNo. 8, March 2005 Edition
  • Benefiting from Patent Law No. 14 of 2001 for National Patent Development(Memanfaatkan UU Paten No. 14 Tahun 2001 untuk Pengembangan Paten Nasional), Widya Yustia Journal No. 2 (VII) July-December 2005
  • Regional Report, The ASEAN-Rockefeller Foundation Project on Intellectual Property Laws Review and Capacity Building on Intellectual Property Rights Related to Public Health in the ASEAN Region, Mission Report in Indonesia, LAO PDR and Philippine, ASEAN Secretarial, Jakarta, 2005
  • Patent and the Biotechnology Industry, IP Theses, IP Community Magazine No. 9, March 2006 Edition
  • The Analysis of the Implementation of Law No. 31 of 2000 on Industrial Design (Analisis Pelaksanaan Undang-undang Nomor 31 Tahun 2000 tentang Desain Industri), Legislasi Indonesia Journal Vol. 3 No. 4 December 2006

Along with over 20 other books and publications

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Fluent in English, Japanese, and Indonesian