William H. Baker, Esq. William H. Baker, Esq.
Arbitrator and Mediator

Representative Presentations

• Debater, "SVAMC Panelists Debate Hot Issues Involving Technology Arbitrations," New York Arbitration Week (2021)

• Presenter, "Determining Patent Validity in International Arbitration," Debevoise & Plimpton (2020)

• Presenter, "Determining Patent Validity in International Arbitration," the New York Arbitration Club (2020)

• Presenter, "Virtual Hot Tubbing - Panel Appointed Experts, Arbitrators Debate, You Decide," New York Arbitration Week (2020)

• Panelist, "Cybersecurity from Silicon Valley to Paris: Challenges and Tips for Commercial and Technical Disputes," Paris Arbitration Week (2019)

• Panelist, "International Arbitration: Trends and Opportunities," New York City Bar Association, New York (2015)

• Presenter, "Fundamentals of International Arbitration," American Corporate Counsel (ACC) Annual Meeting, San Jose (2014)

• Panelist, "Recent Developments in Arbitration Time and Cost Management," CPR Annual Meeting, New York (2009)

• Presenter, "International Arbitration Fundamentals," IBA Program on International Arbitration, New Orleans (2009)

• Panel moderator, "Making Arbitration Faster, Cheaper and More Accountable," CPR Annual Meeting, New York (2008)

• Panelist "Learn How to Enhance your Mediation Skills to Better Represent Your Client," AIPLA Spring Meeting, Houston (2008)

• Panelist, "Hot Topics in Mediation," IBA Annual Meeting, Buenos Aires (2008)

• Panelist, "Arbitrating IP Disputes" ICC Program on International Arbitration, San Francisco (2007)

• Panelist, "Frequently Encountered Business Issues in IP Mediation," IPO Annual Meeting, New York (2007)

• Panelist, "Deal Mediation," IBA Annual Meeting, Singapore (2007)

• Panelist, CIDRA Symposium on International Arbitration, Chicago (2003)

• Presenter, "International Discovery Techniques," PLI Program on International Business Litigation and Arbitration, New York (2001-03)

• Panel Moderator, "Comparative Analysis of Arbitration vs. Litigation to Resolve International Disputes," ABA program on Dispute Resolution in Asia, San Francisco (1997)

• Panel Moderator, ABA Program on Comparative Analysis of International Arbitration Systems, Washington (1997)

• Speaker and Mock Trial Participant, ABA Program on Litigation and Arbitration in the Pacific Rim, Hong Kong (1995)


Representative Articles

• "Determining Patent Validity in International Arbitration," Vol. 3, No. 3, World Arbitration and Mediation Review, Juris Publishing (2022).

• "Arbitrability of Intellectual Property Disputes," in Arbitration of International Intellectual Property Disputes, (Thomas D. Halket Ed., 2021).

• "Arbitrating Patent Disputes in the United States," Bright Ideas (New York State Bar Association) (Fall 2016) (Vol. 23) (No. 2)

• "Arbitrating IP Disputes," Convergence (Spring 2009)

• "Class Action Arbitration," International Arbitration in New York, Oxford University Press (2010)

• "The Supreme Court's Recent Ruling on the Permissible Scope of Review of Arbitral Awards and its Implications," Trends in Litigation (Winter 2008)

• "Class Action Arbitration in The United States: What Foreign Counsel Should Know," Dispute Resolution International (IBA, June 2007)

• "Responding to Multiple-Defendant Patent Assertions: Techniques for Combating Patent Claims that have Industry-wide Applicability," IP Litigator, July/August 2004

• "The Lemelson Patents: A Retrospective," Intellectual Property and Technology Law Journal, July 14, 2004

• "Obtaining Evidence: International Discovery Techniques - The Taking of Evidence Abroad for Use in American Courts," International Business Litigation & Arbitration, PLI Program (2002)