Chairperson, Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center
Gary Benton is an internationally recognized Arbitrator and Mediator with over thirty years major law firm and in-house expertise in US and international business, corporate investment, technology and emerging growth matters. Gary’s technology law career includes extensive experience litigating patent and other IP disputes, venture financing Silicon Valley tech startups, handling US and international M&A and IPOs, managing portfolios of international legal projects for Fortune 500 technology companies and serving as an Internet cloud security company General Counsel.
Gary has handled hundreds of cases in the course of his career. He is a member of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) Commercial Panel, the ICDR International Panel and other leading US and international arbitral panels.
Gary is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators (FCCA) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb). In 2016, he was named by the National Law Journal as one of the 25 ADR Champions in the US. In 2017 and 2018, he was named in the IAM 300 The World’s Leading IP Strategists.
In today’s world many licensing disputes involve technology or complication legal or technical issues, where there is more than just law, but complicated legal issues, and technical facts. Dealing with these, and technology company executives and inventors, in their dispute resolution and agreements, requires education and guidance. Leading technology dispute resolvers and technology executives will […]