David Geronemus is one of the most respected and sought after dispute resolution professionals. He has been a full-time neutral with JAMS since 1994. A former law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, Mr. Geronemus has taught negotiation and alternative dispute resolution on an adjunct basis at Yale and Columbia Law Schools.
Mr. Geronemus has settled hundreds of cases, including a wide variety of disputes involving intellectual property issues.
- A case involving breach of a trademark license agreement in the entertainment and publishing industry. The case involved allegations that sublicenses had been granted that were not permissible under the license agreement, as well as issues concerning the validity of the mark.
- A dispute arising out of the acquisition of a financial services company and the subsequent departure of certain employees to join a competitor. The case involved allegations of theft of trade secrets and unfair competition.
- A dispute arising out of the termination of a software development agreement
- A dispute arising under the provisions of an acquisition agreement relating to indemnity for patent infringement
- A dispute between a manufacturer and a party with whom it had contracted for certain services; the case contained allegations of breach of contract and theft of trade secrets
- A dispute concerning infringement of patents for certain devices used in electronic component assembly
- A dispute involving allegations of theft of trade secrets by a partner in a service business subsequent to the partner's withdrawal from the partnership
- A patent infringement dispute arising out of the manufacture and sale of certain medical devices
- Disputes arising out of patent lease agreements in the pharmaceutical industry
- Settlement between two software development companies over rights granted under a license agreement, as well as claims of copyright infringement and misuse of trade secrets
- Settlement of a patent dispute in the security industry between a patent holder and an alleged infringer