Mediator's Profile

John M. Delehanty

Business Name: Delehanty Resolutions, LLC

John Delehanty is a former commercial and intellectual property litigator with 50 years of experience at major Manhattan based law firms, including Paul Weiss, where he started his career. John became a full time mediator in 2018 when he retired from Mintz Levin.

John has extensive mediation training through AAA, CPR and New York State Bar Association.  Additionally, John is the author of many articles on ADR and intellectual property issues. He has served as Neutral (Chair, sole arbitrator) in over 30 arbitrations and over 50 mediations in the US and abroad.

Areas of Focus:

  •    Commercial
  •    Contracts
  •    Employment
  •    Construction
  •    Insurance Coverage
  •    Intellectual Property
  •    Securities/Investments
  •    Patents
  •    Trademarks
  •    Real Estate
  •    Healthcare
  •    Financial Services
  •    Licensing


  •    University of Chicago Law School (JD 1969)
  •    Brown University (BA-1966)

Court Panels Served

  •    Commercial Division, New York County
  •    Commercial Division, 9th Judicial District
  •    American Arbitration Association
  •    FedArb

Professional Licenses

  •    New York Bar (1971)
  •    U.S. District Court: Southern (1973)
  •    U.S. District Court: Eastern (1973)
  •    U.S. Court of Appeals: Second (1975)
  •    U.S. Court of Appeals: Third (1972)
  •    U.S. Court of Appeals: Fourth (1996)
  •    Federal Circuits: (1989);
  •    U.S. Supreme Court, 1984

Professional Associations:

  • American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation, President & Board Member
  • American Bar Association;
  • New York State Bar Association;
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York (State Courts Committee; Professional Ethics Committee; Professional Disciplinary Committee, Chair; Arbitration Committee);
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (Amicus Committee; Vice Chair and Chair, ADR Committee); Intellectual Property Owners Association (ADR Committee);
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association (Board Member, Chair, Committee on Internet Law)

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