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Masanobu Kato, Japanese lawyer, educator. Bar: Japan 1968. Commissioner Environmental Protection Agency, Nagoya, 1986-1987; family court arbitrator Nagoya Family Court, since 1988. Member Comparative Law Society Tokyo, Private Law Society Tokyo (commissioner managing committee 1985).

Background

Kato, Masanobu was born on September 9, 1946 in Nagasaki, Japan. Son of Nobutaro and Miyoko (Inoue) Kato.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Tokyo, 1969. Doctor of Juridical Science, University Tokyo, 1986.

Career

Associate professor law Nagoya (Japan) University, 1973-1982, professor law, 1982—2007, Sophia University, Japan, since 2007. Research fellow Tokyo University, 1969-1973. Visiting fellow Harvard University, Boston, 1980-1981.

Visiting scholar Columbia University, New York City, 1981-1982, London University School of Oriental and African Studies, 1996-1997. Visiting professor law Hawaii University, Honolulu, 1985, Columbia University, New York City, 1986-1987, Beijing University, China, 1991. Vice representative of Japan for treaty for unification of lease Department Foreign Affairs, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1988.

Examiner National Bar Examination, 1992-1996.

Achievements

  • Bar: Japan 1968.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Civil Law System and Law of Unjust Enrichment, 1986, Contemporary Tort Law Study, 1991, Contemporary Civil Code Study, 1993, The Emperor System of Japan, 1994, The Civil Law System of Japan volunteer I: General Scope of the Law, 2005, volunteer II: Law of Property, 2005, volunteer III: Law of Obligation, 2005, volunteer IV: Law of Torts, 2005. (with others) Japan Business Law Guide, 1988, The Birth of Notion of Ownership, 2001. Editor: From Torts to Social Welfare, 1989, Law of Product Liability, 1994, Law and Politics in Contemporary Japan, 1994.

      Co-editor: Law of International Transaction, 1988. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Commissioner Environmental Protection Agency, Nagoya, 1986-1987. Family court arbitrator Nagoya Family Court, since 1988. Member Comparative Law Society Tokyo, Private Law Society Tokyo (commissioner managing committee 1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Essay writing, tennis.

Connections

Married Machiko Kawashima, September 30, 1973. Children: Masayuki, Mitsumasa.

father:
Nobutaro Kato

mother:
Miyoko (Inoue) Kato

spouse:
Machiko Kawashima

child:
Masayuki Kato

child:
Mitsumasa Kato