Practice Areas

MKW attorneys have extensive experience handling arbitration. Our team has handled all types of commercial disputes in domestic and international arbitrations governed by the rules of AAA and ICDR, JAMS, CPR, the ICC, UNCITRAL, the Japanese Commercial Arbitration association, as well as ad hoc proceedings. 

Arbitration provisions are common in IP license agreements.  With MKW attorneys’ technical expertise, MKW attorneys are exceptionally suited to assist clients with arbitration in IP disputes. Our litigators have handled high value arbitrations involving cellular telecommunications standards licenses, IT outsourcings, software development, audiovisual equipment, trademark licensing, franchise disputes, semiconductor manufacturing and other technology license agreements. We have also handled international arbitrations involving large international industrial construction projects, IT outsourcings, and mining. Bringing together in-depth technical knowledge and firm grasp of the strategic and procedural intricacies of arbitration, we are committed to provide the best service available to our clients in arbitration. 

Some of our team members serve regularly as arbitrators and mediators, and are members of the well-recognized professional organizations of arbitrators, including the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) Panel of Arbitrators, the American Arbitration Association Roster of Commercial Arbitrators and the CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals. The head of our arbitration practice, Sherman Kahn, is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and former Chair of the New York State Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section.