Academy Member Inducted 2019

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Peter L. Michaelson, Mediator & Arbitrator, Rumson, New Jersey.

Peter L. Michaelson

Michaelson ADR Chambers, LLC
15 Holly Tree Lane
Suite E
Rumson, NJ 07760
Tel: (732) 758-6500
Fax: (732) 758-6501
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Recognized to New Jersey Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration
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  • Practice Commenced1991
  • # of MEDS (as of 18/6/24)200
  • # of ARBS (as of 18/6/24)500
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Since 1991, Peter has served as an ADR neutral primarily involving IP (patent, trademark, trade secret), IT and other technology-related disputes encompassing a wide range of technologies and industries, e.g., aviation, electronics (hardware and software), energy, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and infrastructure (including investment); and secondarily other commercial disputes. Also served, from 1979-2012, as an active IP practitioner concentrating in patent matters (primarily complex electronic, communications and computer-related and mechanical technologies) and trademark matters; and from 2010-2012 as General Counsel (virtual) for Direct Grid Technologies, LLC.  For further details, see his CV accessible on his website.

Case Experience

  • Anti-Trust
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • Cross Cultural
  • Engineering
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Internet
  • Medical Devices
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Software
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Trademarks/Patents


  • New York University School of Law New York, New York June 1985 - Masters of Law (LLM) Trade Regulation
  • Duquesne University School of Law Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania June 1979 - Juris Doctor (JD) Senior Staff Member - Duquesne Law Review
  • M.Sc. -Electrical Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon Univ. (CMU), Pittsburgh 1975
  • B.Sc. - Electrical Engineering & Economics, CMU, Pittsburgh, 1974.

Peter has substantial arbitration, mediation and negotiation training. 

Peter has also conducted seminars, co-directed courses, served as speaker on many occasions, provided numerous presentations concerning various aspects of ADR, IP law and IP-related ADR to various legal groups, and organizations, and authored articles on various aspects of arbitration, IP-related ADR and IP law.

For further details including downloadable versions of his publications and presentations, see his CV accessible on his website.

Memberships & Affiliations

Licensed to practice:

  • Alaska Bar (2000)
  • New York Bar (1986)
  • New Jersey Bar (1980)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (1980) (Registered Patent Attorney 30,090)
  • Pennsylvania (1979)
  • Various Federal District Courts and Courts of Appeal, including U.S. Supreme Court (1986)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1983) and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (1981)

Principal Professional Organizations and ADR Institutions:

  • Fellow, Chartered Arbitrator & Former Trustee (Americas region), Chair Emeritus, Co-Founder & Former Acting Treasurer NY Branch -- Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Fellow -- CCA & American College of e-Neutrals
  • Arbitrator & Mediator -- ICDR and AAA (Commercial, Large Complex Case, E-discovery/Special Master, M&A and Joint Venture & other panels; Technology panel including SEP-FRAND, Biotech, Pharma. and other specialty rosters)
  • Member “Tech List” -- Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center
  • Arbitrator on IP (also mediator), Domain Name, Legal Rights Objections & Trademark Post-Delegation Dispute Resolution panels -- WIPO
  • Arbitrator & Mediator -- CPR, KLRCA and USDC-EDNY
  • Arbitrator -- SIAC, HKIAC, APAC, PIAC, BCICAC, FINRA, Fed Arb
  • Accredited Mediator -- CEDR.

Member: International Arbitration Club of NY; ABA; NJ & AK Bar Associations.

Rates Information

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