Katsumi Shinohara

ADMISSIONS:

1969, Japan

1970, Appointed as Assistant Judge

2014, Re-registered, Japan

EDUCATION:

The University of Tokyo

WORK EXPERIENCE:

1970     Assistant Judge, Tokyo District Court
1972-1973  Assistant Judge Overseas Special Research
      (dispatched to West Germany)
1973-1985  Judge, Kobe District Court, Asahikawa District and
      Family Court, Osaka High Court; and Fukuoka High Court
      Naha Branch
1985    Judicial Research Official, Supreme Court
1991    Presiding Judge, Tokyo District Court
1997    Presiding Judge, Yokohama District Court
1999    Chief Judge, Hakodate District and Family Court
2000     Presiding Judge, Tokyo High Court
2005    Appointed as the first Chief Judge of the Intellectual
      Property High Court
2007    President, Fukuoka High Court
2009-2015  Member of the Industrial Property Council, Japan Patent
      Office
2010-2015  Visiting Professor, Keio Law School

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association

LANGUAGES:

Japanese

PRACTICE AREAS:

Intellectual Property

Civil Litigation

Commercial Arbitration