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Yukuzo Yamasaki (Attorney at Law / Patent Attorney)

Yukuzo Yamasaki, admitted to bar, 1961, Japan; registered as Patent Attorney, 1967, Japan; Education: Tokyo University (LL.B.); The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (1959-1961); Fulbright Scholarship and Southern Methodist University Scholarship Recipient, in a joint program sponsored by the Supreme Court of Japan, Southern Methodist University, and Harvard University, 1964; Southern Methodist University, School of Law (M.C.L., 1965). With Kay, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, New York City, 1965-1966. Author: Digest of Japanese Infringement Cases 1966-1968, 1970, published by the American Chamber of Commerce, Tokyo; "Foreign Investment in Japan: The Legal Framework," Journal of the Asia-Pacific Lawyers Association, 1986; "Protection of Computer Software by the Patent and Copyright Laws of Japan," Essays on Computer Law, 1990, published by Longman Professional; regular contributor of the Japanese Case Law Reports" of the bimonthly Journal of the Japanese Group of AIPPI, l981-1991.


First Tokyo Bar Association (Chairman, Human Rights Committee, 1983-1984); The Patent Attorneys Association of Japan; AIPPI (Councillor of the Japanese branch, 1985-); Intellectual Property Committee of the Japanese Bar (Chairman, 1989-1990); Inter-Pacific Bar Association (Chairman of the Intellectual Property Committee, 1991-1993); Industrial Property Council of the Patent Office´╝łCouncil member, 1991-1995).


Awarded a commendation by the Minister of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) for contributing to the development of the industrial property system of Japan (1985); Awarded a commendation by the Japanese Group of AIPPI for distinguished contribution to the Association (1986).


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