A. J. NICHOLS, Ph.D.

ADR and Related Training

Hours

Advanced ENE Skills: What Participants Really Want; Howard Herman and Tamara Lange; ADR Program of the Northern District of California; May 2, 2017

1.5

Advanced Mediation Skills: Using Caucus to Maximum Advantage; Howard Herman and Tamara Lange; ADR Program of the Northern District of California; April 25, 2017

1.5

Arbitrating Patent Disputes: Innovative Approaches and New Concerns; chaired by Thomas D. Halket in cooperation with Charter Institute of Arbitrators; March 22, 2017.

3

Advanced Mediation Practice Group; Daniel Bowling and Tamaara Lang; ADR Program of the Northern District of California; monthly (mostly) since November 2008.

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eDiscovery: Arbitration in a Digital World; Recorded Webinar; American Arbitration Association; December 27, 2016.

1

Advanced Arbitrator Training and Roundtable; Jeremy J. Sugarman, David M. Zeff, and Marguerite M. Malloy; Bar Association of San Francisco; February 29, 2016

1.5

Arbitration in IP / Technology Disputes; Recorded Webinar; American Arbitration Association; December 29, 2015

1.5

Principled Deliberations - Decision-Making Skills for Arbitrators; On-Line Self Study; American Arbitration Association; July 25, 2015

1.5

Family Mediation; Anne Bers and Zehra Vahanvaty; Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center; June 2 and 4, 2015

6

Upcoming Appellate Decisions; Farella Braun & Martel; April 8, 2015

1.5

Bamify: Fun Facts About Internet Law; Deepak Gupta, Farella Braun & Martel; December 17, 2014

1.5

What Happened in IP Law During the Summer of 2014?; Rod Thompson and Rochelle Woods, Farella Braun & Martel; September 25, 2014

1.5

Principled Deliberations - Decision Making Skills for Arbitrators; On-line course, American Arbitration Association; August 28, 2014

1

Claim Construction: Should the Supreme Court Weigh In?; Jeff Fisher and Alex Reese, Farella Braun & Martel; June 26, 2014

1.5

Mediating from the Inside Out: Skillfully Managing Our Internal Dialogue During Mediations; Daniel Bowling and Dana Curtis; ADR Program of the Northern District of California; June 4, 20014

1.5

Fee Arbitrator Roundtable; Committee on Mandatory Fee Arbitration; San Mateo County Bar Association; April 24, 2014

1.5

What Happened in IP Law During the Summer of 2013; Eugene Mar and Daniel Callaway, Farella Braun & Martel; October 3, 2013

1.5

Fee Arbitrator Roundtable; Committee on Mandatory Fee Arbitration; San Mateo County Bar Association; July 13, 2014

1.5

Switching from Defense to Offense: Exploring the Boundaries of a Declaratory Judgment Action in IP Cases; James Morando and Allyson Deraps, Farella Braun & Martel; January 29, 2013

1.5

Managing the Arbitration Process for Efficiency Following the Preliminary Hearing; American Abritration Association; November 15, 2012

3

Basic Fee Arbitration Training; Committee on Mandatory Fee Arbitration; San Mateo County Bar Association; September 13, 2012

3

America Invents Act: What you need to know; Fish & Richardson on-line seminar; September 20, 2011

1

An Update of Recent Supreme Court and Federal Circuit Decisions on Patent Law: A Review of Bilski, Predictions on Therasense, and What About Marking After Solo?; Stephanie Skaff and Marc Tarlock, Farella Braun & Martel; September 23, 2010

1

New Cautionary Tales From the E-Discovery Underworld; Robert Sloss and Tony Schoenberg, Farella Braun & Martel; Karen Hourigan, Business Intelligence Associates; June 16, 2010

1.5

Recent Trends in Patent Damages; Robert Sloss and Robert Sherwin; Farella Braun & Martel; April 21, 2010

1.5

Hot Topics in the Parallel Universe of Patent Reexamination and Patent Litigation; Jeffrey Fisher and Janel Thamkul; Farella Braun & Martel; March 17, 2010

1

eDiscovery Dispute Resolution Program for Special Masters and Mediators; The Sedona Conference, January 28 & 29, 2010

11

The Mediator's Responsibility in View of Cassell v. Superior Court of LA; Gary Weiner; ADR Program of the First Appellate District of California; January 21, 2010

1

IP Roundtable: Resetting the Judicial Doctrine of Inequitable Conduct; James Morando and Racheal Turner; Farella Braun & Martel; November 19, 2009

1.5

ADR in IP Litigation; download course originally given February 18, 2009; R. David Donoghue and Victoria Pynchon; American Law Institute – American Bar Association; November 3, 2009

1

Delivering the Message: How to Communicate Technical Issues to a Non-Technical Audience; Robert Sloss, Brian Berg, and Chris Ritter; Farella Braun & Martel; October 7, 2009

1.5

Sustaining the Spiritual Center of Our ADR Practice; The Honorable Wayne Brazil; ADR Program of the Northern District of California, Sept. 22, 2009

1

Hot Topics: A Summary of the Summer’s Sizzling Patent Happenings; James Morando and Robert Sloss; Farella Braun & Martel; September 17, 2009

1.5

The Art and Science of Serving as a Master in State and Federal Courts; American Law Institute – American Bar Association; November 1 – 2, 2007

9.5

Attorney Complaints & Complements Regarding Mediator Practices; Cliff Palefsky, Martin Dodd, Gilda Turitz; ADR Program of the Northern District of California; September 19, 2006

1.5

Pro Se: Managing Cases Involving Self-Represented Parties; On-line course; American Arbitration Association; December 31, 2006

2.5

Dealing with Delay Tactics in Arbitration; American Arbitration Association; On-line course; December 2005

1.5

Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding; Deciding & Writing Awards; American Arbitration Association; On-line course; January 2005

3

Arbitrator II Workshop, Advanced Case Management Issues; American Arbitration Association; September 19 – 20, 2002

15

Arbitrator I Workshop, Fundamentals of the Arbitration Process; American Arbitration Association; January 24 – 25; 2002

15

Advanced Appellate Mediation Training; Steven Rosenberg; ADR Program of the First Appellate District of California; March 14 – 15, 2003

14

Appellate Mediation Issues; John Toker; ADR Program of the First Appellate District of California; November 5, 2001

3

Advanced Mediation Training; Prof. Richard Birke and Dana Curtis; ADR Program of the First Appellate District of California; October 27 - 28, 2001

13

Mediation Workshop; Mimi Arfin and Howard Herman; ADR Program of the Northern District of California; October 24 - 26, 2001

16

Mediation Seminar; Jennifer Marshall; Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center; October 23, 2000

2

Mediation Workshop; Prof. Frank Sander, Michael Lewis, Linda Singer, and Stephanie Smith; Harvard Law School; June 1997

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