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Tai-Sam Choo (Sam Choo)

Tai-Sam Choo, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1976, Michigan 1976, United States Patent Office 1977, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1977, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1980, United States Supreme Court 1987, Louisiana 1988. Recipient Outstanding Technology Paper award, United States Army Electronics Command and International Wire and Cable Symposium Committee, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 1975.

Background

  • Choo, Tai-Sam was born on March 2, 1945 in Pusan, Republic of Korea. Arrived in United States, 1960, naturalized, 1969. Son of Soo-Un and Jong-Hee (Lee) Choo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Dartmouth College, 1968. Master of Business Administration, Case Western Reserve University, 1971. Juris Doctor, University Houston, 1975.

    Career

    • Intern Toms River Chemical Company, New Jersey, 1964—1966, Ciba-Geigy, Basle, Switzerland, 1967. Research chemist Dow Chemical Company, Cleveland, Freeport, Texas, 1968—1976, patent attorney Midland, Michigan, 1976—1980, environmental attorney, 1980—1983, department counsel agricultural products, 1983—1987, counsel. Louisiana division, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1976, Michigan 1976, United States Patent Office 1977, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1977, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1980, United States Supreme Court 1987, Louisiana 1988.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member of National Association Corrosion Engineers (chairman committee 1973-1976), Society Plastics Engineers, Kiwanis (president local club 1984).

    Connections

    • Married Myung-Ok Cho Choo, February 20, 1971. Children: Kevin Sam, Bonny Lisa, Peter Simon.
    • father: Soo-Un Choo
    • mother: Jong-Hee (Lee) Choo
    • spouse: Myung-Ok Cho Choo
    • children: Kevin Sam Choo
    • Bonny Lisa Choo
    • Peter Simon Choo
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    Born March 2, 1945
    (age 72)
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