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Intellectual Property Law

1992

ADR

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Prospects For Adr In Patent Disputes: An Empirical Assessment Of Attorneys' Attitudes, Thomas G. Field Jr., Michael Rose Jan 1992

Prospects For Adr In Patent Disputes: An Empirical Assessment Of Attorneys' Attitudes, Thomas G. Field Jr., Michael Rose

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For the most part, parties with a legal dispute have either settled their differences or, when that wasn't possible, litigated them. However, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is increasingly urged as a supplement or substitute in a wide range of areas. ADR usually involves at least one third party who is employed by neither the judicial system nor one of the parties to the dispute. The third party may be a mediator, who helps the parties reach settlement, or an arbitrator, who renders a decision. While arbitration has been widely used for many years, until very recently, mediation (or conciliation ...