Definitionsz Edit

Mediation is

[a] [p]rocess of bringing parties engaged in a dispute or disagreement together to settle their differences through a meeting with disinterested party, the mediator. Unlike binding arbitration, the mediator has no authority to force a settlement.[1]
[a]n informal type of dispute resolution in which a third party (mediator) helps two parties come to an agreement.[2]

References Edit

  1. California Office of Systems Integration, Definitions (full-text).
  2. USPTO, Glossary (full-text).
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