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Arthur John Kyriazis (Athanasios Ioannis Kyriazis)

Arthur John Kyriazis, American lawyer, molecularbiologist, patent attorney. Bar: USPTO, 2003, United States Supreme Court 1994.

Background

  • Kyriazis, Arthur John was born on November 2, 1958 in Thessaloniki, Greece. Came to the United States, 1960. Son of George A. and Elpis (Halkedis) Kyriazis.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1981. Postgraduate, Pepperdine University, 1982—1983. Juris Doctor cum laude, Temple University, 1985.

      Master of Science in Civil Engineering in Biotechnology, University Pennsylvania Engineering, Submatriculated Wherton School Business, 2008.

    Career

    • Volunteer Medical College Hahneman University, Pennsylvania, 1974—1976, laboratory research technician mouse mammers tumor virus project College Medicine, 1977—1978. Associate Cardillo & Corbett, New York City, 1983. Law clerk to Honorary Norma J. Shapiro United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania, 1984.

      Law clerk to Arnold R Silversteih Esq., 1984—1985. Law clerk to Honorary James Gardner Colins Commonwealth Court Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, 1985—1986. Associate Rawle & Henderson, Philadelphia and Marlton, New Jersey, 1987—1988, Lesser & Kaplin and predecessor firm, Philadelphia, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania and Marlton, 1988—1989.

      Principal Kyriazis & Associates, Springfield, 1989—1992. Intellectual property coordinator ESI, 2000—2003, Reactred, Inc., since 1993. Arbitrator Philadelphia Court Common Pleas, since 1988, Delaware County Court Common Pleas, since 1993.

      Pro bono counsel American Association University Students, since 1989. Solicitor to Register of Wills, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 2000. Law clerk Registrar Wills Delaware County, 2002.

      Research associate clinical trials emergency medicine project Judd Hollander University Pennsylvania Hospital, 1999—2000. Tutor chemistry University Pennsylvania, 1994—2000.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: USPTO, 2003, United States Supreme Court 1994.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Greek Orthodox

    Membership

    Pennsylvania co-coordinator Dukakis for President, 1987-1988. Delegate National Finance Committee, Democratic Convention, Atlanta, 1988. Member Hellenic American for Dukakis, Pennsylvania, 1987-1988.

    Founder American Association University Students, Cambridge, Massachusetts and Philadelphia, 1978-1979. President Hercules-Spartan Philadelphia chapter 26 American Hellenic Progressive Education Association, 1990-1991. Alumni association board trustees Haverford School, 1997-1906.

    Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Bar Association (young lawyers division, litigation and business law section, business, real estate sections), American Hellenic Lawyers Association (founder, treasurer 1992-1994), Philadelphia Bar Association (executive committee young lawyers section 1988-1990, finance secretary executive committee 1990, secretary executive committee 1989, co-chairman law related education committee since 1988, bar education foundation committee since 1988, member Bill Rights 200 committees, federal courts 200 committee, chairman debate committee and mock trial since 1987, debate director federal courts 200 national high school debate tournament since 1990), Pennsylvania Bar Association (litigation, young lawyers judicial administration), Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, American Arbitration Association (commercial arbitrator since 1988), Pennsylvania Bar Association, State Bar California (litigation, intellectual property, entertainment), American Association University Students (legal counsel since 1989), College Admissions Institute American (advisory board since 1992), Hellenic University Club (board trustees 1996-1998), Harvard Club, Penn Club, Maxwell Football Club, National Press Club, Harvard-Radcliffe Club (schools committee, chairman Delaware county schools committee), Penn Faculty Club.

    Connections

    • Married Maria M. Zissimos, August 31, 1986. Children: Cassandra Hope, Michael John, George Athanasios World War II.
    • father: George A. Kyriazis
    • mother: Elpis (Halkedis) Kyriazis
    • spouse: Maria M. Zissimos
    • children: Cassandra Hope Kyriazis
    • Michael John Kyriazis
    • George Athanasios World War II Kyriazis
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    Born November 2, 1958
    (age 59)
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