Edward P. Dolido is a litigator and officer of Storch Amini who represents clients in intellectual property disputes and complex commercial litigation. His IP practice has included patent infringement/declaratory judgment actions relating to both apparatus and method patents; trademark infringement litigation involving industrial and consumer goods and entertainment properties; and trade secret disputes involving technologies and design.

During his career, Ed has also handled myriad commercial disputes involving contracts, securities, consumer protection, product liability, real estate, employment and various other subjects. He has represented Fortune 50 companies, as well as small companies and individuals, in matters resolved in the federal and state trial and appellate courts, in mediation, and in domestic and international arbitration under the rules of various administrative bodies.

Ed joined Storch Amini in 2012, after 23 years at the international law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP where he was a partner in the litigation, intellectual property and international arbitration departments. Since 2007, Ed has served as the Associate Village Justice for the Incorporated Village of Upper Brookville, NY.

Ed received his J.D. from Boston University and is licensed to practice law in New York.

Notable Representations:

  • Representation of a renowned educational author in both litigation and arbitration concerning digital licensing rights.
  • Representation of a “fund of funds” in a multi-forum dispute with a hedge fund.
  • Representation of residual beneficiaries in a dispute with the Executor of a mutli-million-dollar estate.
  • Representation of principals of a real estate developer concerning liability under a “bad boy” guaranty of $100+ million debt.
  • Representation of a telecommunications company in a $1 billion trade secret arbitration concerning the design of the Internet backbone.
  • Representation of manufacturers of famous consumer brands in obtaining injunctions against use of similar packaging by private label brands.
  • Representation of a major telecommunications company in connection with an ICC arbitration concerning ownership of patents essential to a widely adopted digital audio standard.
  • Representation of an international movie theater chain against a competitor in federal court litigation involving trade secrets employed in theater design.
  • Representation of DVD replicators in a court and in arbitration concerning royalty disputes with the administrator of a patent pool.
  • Representation of a major telecommunications company in several patent litigations involving wireless and wireline telephony.
  • Representation of a major insurance company in patent litigation involving a method for administering life insurance policies.
  • Representation of the former CEO of an energy company in compelling a shareholder meeting under Delaware law.
  • Representation of the owner of oil tankers in a dispute with hedge fund investors.
  • Representation of several international telecommunications companies in an ICC arbitration and related federal court and bankruptcy litigation concerning undersea telecommunications cables, obtaining a rare federal court summary judgment in favor of a plaintiff on a RICO claim.
  • Representation of a financial advisor in resisting arbitration and resolving a dispute under its limited partnership agreement.
  • Representation of a German pharmaceutical manufacturer in an ICDR arbitration with a U.S. licensor of an experimental drug.
  • Representation of an international hair products company in federal court litigation against the owner of a trademark associated with a well-known entertainment property.
  • Representation of a waste management company in disputes with incumbent New York City carters and assisted the New York City government in drafting new industry licensing regulations.
  • Representation of a computer manufacturer in, and coordination of the defense of, a nationwide series of “repetitive stress injury” lawsuits brought against virtually every computer keyboard maker.
  • Representation of the Receiver appointed by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York to investigate, collect and distribute assets disgorged by the defendants in one of the first highly publicized SEC insider trading cases.

Publications:

  • “Confidentiality During and After Arbitration,” 4 ADR Currents 20 (December 1999), reprinted in Carbonneau & Jaeggi, American Arbitration Association Handbook on Commercial Arbitration (JurisNet 2006), updated and revised (2d ed. JurisNet 2010) and (3d ed. JurisNet 2016)
  • “Will Enforcement of an Arbitration Award in New York Subject the Enforcing Party to Personal Jurisdiction in the State?” 24 Mealey’s International Arbitration Report 20 (September 2009)
  • “Overlooked Dangers of the Internet: Some Practical Considerations,” 13 Computer Law Strategist 1, February 1997, New York Law Journal, March 18, 1997, at 8 col.1
  • Co-author with Joseph P. Zammit, “Preliminary Relief in Computer Software Infringement Litigation: Considerations in Seeking or Opposing Interlocutory Relief,” 2 Computer Software 287 (PLI 1989)
  • “Comment, Secured Creditors and ‘Hot Goods,’” 8 Annual Review of Banking Law 633 (1989)

Speeches

  • “American Patent Litigation,” Seminar for Executives of a Chinese Corporation, New York, NY (Sept. 30, 2010)
  • “Fourth Annual Litigation Trends Survey Findings,” Speaker and Panelist, 21 Club, New York, NY (November 6, 2007)
  • “The Arbitration Request,” How to Handle Oil and Gas Industry Cases, Fourth Annual Seminar on International Arbitration, American University Washington College of Law, Washington D.C. (October 2007)
  • “A Critical Comparison of Arbitration Under UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA, ICDR and ICSID Rules,” A Series on International Dispute Resolution, New York, NY (June 2007)
  • “A Comparison of International Arbitration Rules,” International Arbitration Workshop for In-House Counsel, Bedminster, NJ (April 2007)
  • “Domestic Arbitration Update,” Speaker and Panelist, Houston Arbitration Conference, Houston, TX (November 2001)