Annette YoungCircuit Mediation Administrator
202-275-8120717 Madison Place, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20439
Les J. Weinstein
Les J. Weinstein
6417 Drexel Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Les Weinstein, an independent ADR intellectual property and technology neutral, has been recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America, and one of the Southern California Super Lawyers for his ADR expertise. As a trial lawyer he represented European and Asian as well domestic technology clients in patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret disputes. He holds an undergraduate degree in engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and, in addition to a J.D (with Distinction), an LL.M focused on intellectual property law from George Washington University Law School. He is registered to Practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office as well as being admitted to the US Supreme Court and numerous federal appeals and district courts.
His many years of experience in litigation, arbitration, and mediation include the fields of medical devices, banking, real estate, construction, automotive, chemistry, food processing, electronics, software, cellular, optical and mechanical systems.
Mr. Weinstein also served as an arbitrator and is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s Large Complex Case, International and Patent Arbitration panels. In addition, he has for a number of years been an ADR Attorney Settlement Officer for the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Mr. Weinstein is a member of the Intellectual Property Sections of the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the State Bar of California. He is admitted to practice in California and the District of Columbia. Mr. Weinstein has both received many hours of specialized ADR training from the AAA, Pepperdine Law School’s Strauss Institute and the US District Court, and has widely lectured on both intellectual property and ADR matters in the US and foreign countries. Mr. Weinstein will, under the auspices of the Center for International Studies, teach International ADR and Intellectual Property Law in Tirana, Albania in the spring of 2011.