Greg is a Fellow (FCIArb) of the prestigious London based, international Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). He is the past Chair of the Southern California Chapter of the North American Branch of CIArb. Greg is available for both administered and ad hoc arbitrations through the following organizations: Signature Resolution, the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Arbitration Experience

Greg has served as a sole arbitrator, and as a member and chair of three arbitrator panels. Examples of recent arbitrations include:

Entertainment and Intellectual Property: determination of scope of life story rights agreements; alleged breaches of distribution and marketing consulting services agreement; talent agency-artist fee disputes; scope of services and distribution fee and accounting disputes; interpretation of permitted interest cap on Defined Net Proceeds language in Distribution Agreement; alleged breaches of international film distribution contract; contract interpretation in reality television claim; alleged failure to fulfill terms of license agreement and purported violation of intellectual property rights; entitlement to participate in future projects involving an iconic multimedia franchise; claim by reality show contestant for breach of contract, wage and hour violations; compensation for present and future sequels of iconic motion picture.

Commercial and Contract: breaches of design and royalty agreements; large commercial lease dispute relating to allegations of high technology equipment failure, fraud and misrepresentations; alleged cross-breaches of agreement to provide software access, training and support services, and alleged copyright violations

Employment: wage and hour claims; age discrimination claims.



Contact Greg Derin

To check Greg’s availability or reserve a date contact:
Mari Ventura at or call: (213) 433-5767

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