SETH REISS, ESQ.
AREA OF EXPERTISECommercial/Business , General Civil , Intellectual Property , Partnership/Corporate Law
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Seth Reiss has practiced law in Hawaii for almost 30 years and is currently in private practice emphasizing intellectual property, technology and Internet law, commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution.
Seth received a BA degree in Biology and Chemistry from New College of Florida, a MS degree in Biochemistry from the University of Hawai`i, a JD degree from the University of Hawai`i William S. Richardson School of Law where Seth served as a member of the law review, and a LLM degree in international and comparative law from the University of Cambridge in England.
Seth clerked for the Hawai`i Supreme Court and served as its staff attorney, taught law at the universities of Malaya and Hawai`i, and practiced in the public and private sectors in areas including criminal defense, regulatory and public utilities law, personal injury defense, and commercial litigation.
In the context of alternative dispute resolution, Seth has trained and attended seminars given by the Neighborhood Justice Center of Hawaii, the Mediation Center of the Pacific, the Pepperdine University School of Law Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva.
Seth is a member of the bars of the states of Hawai`i and California, is admitted before the U.S. Supreme Court, and the Federal and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal, and is a registered patent attorney with the USPTO. He actively serves as a mediator for the Mediation Center of the Pacific and its Access ADR program, as an arbitration panelist for WIPO, as a delegate to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), and as a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. I am a member of the International Trademark Association’s Panel of Trademark Mediators.