Contract Disputes, Commercial/Business, E-Commerce and Brand Disputes, Entertainment, Intellectual Property Law (Trademark and Internet), Publishing, Real Estate
Gerald M. Levine is a consulting attorney on matters relating to intellectual property rights management, trademarks, domain names, & cybersquatting; he is a commercial and intellectual property litigator, arbitrator and mediator. He is the author of a Domain Name Arbitration, a treatise crafted for trademark owners and domain name registrations on trademarks, domain names & cybersquatting (Second Edition, July 2019. He has published widely in print and online magazines and journals on arbitration, trademark, and domain name issues.
Served as solo, chair, and wing on a variety of commercial disputes involving liability claims and contract disputes in real estate and business contexts. Roster of mediators for the Commercial Division, New York State Supreme Court, New York County (commercial disputes); and have served as chair and wing on disputes before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
Professional and Other Activities
ACE 20 – Cyber Security: A Shared Responsibility, 2019; AAA ACE 19 Case Finances: What Arbitrators Need to Know, 2019; ACE 18 – Arbitrator Performance and Demeanor ~ Meeting Participant Expectations, 2018; Judith S. Kaye Arbitration Competition, 2017; Keeping It Real: How Arbitrators Handle Witness Credibility, 2017; ACE 14 ~ Red Flags & Risk Areas: Challenges to Arbitrator Authority, 2017; Dealing With the Pro Se Party in Mediation and Arbitration, 2016; AAA eDiscovery: Arbitration in a Digital World ACE12, 2016; AAA Initial Discovery Protocols for Employment Arbitration Cases, 2015; AAA Dispositive Motions: When to Make Them; When to Grant Them, 2015; AAA eDiscovery: Arbitration in a Digital World ACE12, 2015; AAA Top Techniques for Improving Arbitration Case Management Efficiency, 2015; AAA Raising Your Game: FINRA arbitration training; Winning Practice Tips for Advocates in Employment Arbitration 2014; AAA Managing a Successful Arbitration 2014; AAA Advanced Mediation Series: The Extent (or Limit) of Mediator Influence to Effect Settlement, New York, 2014; AAA Guided Choice: Innovations in Mediation to Get Better Settlements at Less Cost, 2014; AAA Winning at Arbitration: More than 30 Specific Tips Advocates Can Use to Improve Arbitration Outcomes, 2014; AAA Principled Deliberations, 2014;AAA Making the Most of Mediation, 2014; AAA How to Help Your Arbitrator, 2013; New York State Bar Association, Arbitration and Mediation Training, 2013; AAA Arbitration in IP/Technology Disputes, 2013; AAA Developments In Arbitration Law: Disclosure, Vacatur, Sanctions, and Arbitrator Authority, 2013; AAA, Essential Mediation Skills for the New Mediator, 2012; AAA Advanced Mediator Training Series: The Extent (or Limit) of Mediator Influence to Effect Settlement, 2012; AAA Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding, Deciding & Writing Awards (ACE001), 2012; AAA Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices for New AAA Arbitrators, 2012; NYSBA, Comprehensive Training for the Conducting of Commercial Arbitration Pursuant to Contemporary Best Practices, 2012.
University of California, Berkeley (BA-1962); City College of the City of New York (MA-1964); New York University (PhD-1968); Brooklyn Law School (JD-1975).