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JAMS Neutral Recognized as One of the 50 Most Influential People in IP for 2019 by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine

JAMS neutral Ryan Abbott is recognized for his work in intellectual property

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London – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce that JAMS neutral Ryan Abbott has been selected as one of Managing Intellectual Property magazine’s 50 most influential people in IP. This list recognizes individuals who are shaping IP law, policy and business throughout the world. The annual list is determined based on how big of an impact people have made, even outside of the legal community.

We are pleased that Dr. Abbott has been recognized for his contributions in the intellectual property industry. He has made a substantial impact on intellectual property law through his work as an advocate, neutral, researcher and educator. We congratulate him on this significant and well-deserved honor.

- Chris Poole, JAMS President and CEO

Dr. Abbott joined JAMS as a neutral in 2018 after having served as a partner at a litigation firm, general counsel of a biotechnology company and of counsel at a firm specializing in transactional matters and intellectual property litigation for life science companies. Through his work, he has gained substantial ADR experience working with clients. Dr. Abbott also works as a professor of law and health sciences at the University of Surrey School of Law and an adjunct assistant professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

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Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services worldwide. With 28 locations, JAMS and its nearly 400 panelists are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases every year.

JAMS successfully resolves and manages business and legal disputes by providing efficient, cost-effective and impartial ways to overcome barriers at any stage of conflict. JAMS offers customized dispute resolution services locally and globally through a combination of industry-specific experience, first-class client service, top-notch facilities and highly trained panelists.

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Ryan  Abbott, M.D., Esq., FCIArb
  • Business Commercial
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law
  • Health Care
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Life Sciences
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals & Mass Torts
  • Professional Liability

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Kristine Snyder

JAMS Director, Public Relations & Content 

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