The Aga Khan Conciliation & Arbitration Boards:
Conflict Management in a Global Community Setting
Friday, June 26, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Registration: Free to members/ $15 for non-members. Registration limited to AMA Members only through June 11th, after which registration will open to non-members. Registration is limited to 100 total participants. Become a member now for as little as $35!
One (1) hour of CE is available for those who attend.
***One (1) hour of MCLE has been approved for this activity by the State Bar of Texas. For those attendees who wish to also receive 1 hr. of Texas CLE, there will be an additional $5 added to registration to cover the State Bar fees.***
About Ali Dhanani and the Conciliation and Arbitration Board
Ali Dhanani is a volunteer board member and mediator for the Aga Khan Conciliation and Arbitration Board (CAB), which is the alternative dispute resolution body of the Ismaili Muslim community. CAB provides community mediation focused not only on resolving the conflict at hand, but also on setting the parties on a path of healing the wounds to their relationship and fostering harmony within the community. The CAB system operates in 19 countries around the world. Its members undergo an international 40-hour training at the commencement of each 3-year term, as well as continuing education each year. In the United States, CAB handles over 200 cases per year, primarily in the family/matrimonial and business/commercial spheres.
Presenter: Ali Dhanani, J.D.
Ali Dhanani is a partner in the Intellectual Property Group at Baker Botts in Houston. He helps companies in the media and telecommunications industries with patent litigation and obtaining protection for their IP. He has defended companies in disputes relating to set-top boxes and over-the-top delivery of media content over the internet, telecommunications, Internet of Things, oilfield tools, and a variety of software technologies. Companies further use his experience to develop their software technology portfolio, particularly with implementing and integrating Internet of Things technologies.
Mr. Dhanani also designed and teaches the Procedure for Patent Litigation course at the University of Houston Law Center.