Mediation is mandatory in all North Carolina Superior Court civil actions and is routinely ordered in civil actions before the United States District Courts. Mediation can be an invaluable and effective tool in resolving disputes.
However, not all conflicts, and not all mediators, are the same. Choosing the right mediator can make the difference between reaching an amicable resolution and an impasse.
When a legal dispute involves intellectual property matters, both the parties and their counsel can benefit from using a mediator who is experienced in the field of intellectual property law.