He has further pursued his interest in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and has successfully served as mediator in intellectual property and other matters. The International Trademark Association has selected Steven to join its Trademark Mediators Network (formerly the Panel of Neutrals) as a mediator. This innovative ADR program has been very successful in resolving trademark and unfair competition disputes without litigation.
Steven is recognized as a mediator with IP Neutrals of Canada and has been admitted as a member of the Arbitration & Mediation Institute of Manitoba and the ADR Institute of Canada.
He is a Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, and is a member of the Advocates Society of Manitoba, the Canadian IT Law Association, and the Canadian and Manitoba Bar Associations.