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Lawyer

John C. Kakinuki, American Lawyer. Bar: California 1985, District of Columbia 1988, Japan (as attorney at foreign law) 1994, New York 1996, United States District Court (northern district) California 1986, United States District Court (central district) California 1991, United States District Court (southern district) California 1993, United States Court Appeals (Federal circuit) 1990.

Background

Kakinuki, John C. was born on June 20, 1956 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of John Leo Countouriotis and Nobuko Kakinuki.

Education

University of California, Berkeley (1974-1977). International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan (Bachelor of Arts, 1979). University of California, Hastings College of the Law (Juris Doctor, 1984).

Spoken languages: English and Japanese.

Career

Worked at Tokyo Aoyama Law Office (Tokyo) specializing in Computers, Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law, Commercial Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1985, California, USA. 1986, United States. District Court, Northern District of California.

1988, District of Columbia, USA. 1990, United States. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit. 1991, United States. District Court, Southern District of California.

1993, United States. District Court, Central District of California. 1994, Japan as Attorney at Foreign Law. 1996, New York, and United States.

District Court, Southern District of New York, USA. Member: State Bar of California. The District of Columbia Bar.

New York State and American (Member, Sections on: Intellectual Property. International Law and Practice) Bar Associations. American Intellectual Property Law Association.

International Trademark Association. Japan Federation of Bar Associations. Tokyo Bar Association.

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1985, District of Columbia 1988, Japan (as attorney at foreign law) 1994, New York 1996, United States District Court (northern district) California 1986, United States District Court (central district) California 1991, United States District Court (southern district) California 1993, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1996, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1997, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1990, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Bar Association, International Trademark Association, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (vice president), State Bar California, District of Columbia Bar, Tokyo Bar Association (vice chair international committee), Association Bar City New York, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Japan Federation Bar Associations (auditor, foreign lawyers committee), Federal Circuit Bar Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: karate.

Connections

Married Vanessa Kakinuki. Children: Junichi John, Joji George, Maria Nobuko, Joshua Luke.

father:
John Leo Countouriotis

mother:
Nobuko Kakinuki

spouse:
Vanessa Kakinuki

child:
Joji George Kakinuki

child:
Joshua Luke Kakinuki

child:
Maria Nobuko Kakinuki

child:
Junichi John Kakinuki