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Andy DePaola, a former microbiologist has patented a new technology, the Shellevator™, for farming oysters that can raise tens of thousands of pounds of shellfish. But the bigger goal is to fight world hunger and climate change at the same time. And now, this new technology is strong contestant in contest hosted by Elon Musk’s Musk Foundation and XPRIZE Carbon Removal. 


As an attorney at AdamsIP, LLC, I have witnessed the power of mediation firsthand when it comes to resolving intellectual property (IP) disputes. From this perspective I often stress the importance of mediation as an alternative to litigation. In this blog post, I share why mediating IP disputes is often the best approach for all parties involved.