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Cyrus Sirouss Nownejad, American lawyer. Bar: California 1963, United States Patent and Trademark Office 1964, Canada Patent Office 1965, United States Supreme Court 1976, United States District Court (central district) California 1979, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1979.


Nownejad, Cyrus Sirouss was born on November 30, 1929 in Tehran, Iran. Arrived in United States, 1950. Son of Reza and Soroor Kachanchi Nownejad.


Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University California, Berkeley, 1956. Juris Doctor, University California, San Francisco, 1961.


Design engineer Bechtell Corporation, San Francisco, 1956—1958. Patent counsel Crown Zellerback Corporation, Camas, Washington, 1962—1965. Director law department Polymer Corporation, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1965—1969.

International patent counsel Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, 1969—1974. Patent & licensing counsel Tosco Corporation, Los Angeles, 1974—1982. Private practice Century City, since 1982.


Member of American Bar Association, International Patent Rochester (president 1972-1974), University California Alumni Association, Licensing Executive Society United States of America & Canada (trustee 1977-1981, vice president 1980-1981), American Intellectual Law Association, Los Angeles Patent Law Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Toastmasters International (chairman speakers bureau 1967), Phi Alpha Delta.


Children: Gita Marie, Jamshyd John.