山本柴﨑法律事務所
Staff
KOHTARO YAMAMOTO
Attorney-at-law

EXPERIENCE
From April 2016 Chairperson of the International Exchange Committee of DITBA
From April 2015
to March 2016
Executive Director of the Kanto Federation of Bar Associations
From April 2015
to March 2016
President of the Japan Intellectual Property Arbitration Center
From April 2014
to March 2015
Chairman of the Legal Apprentice Training Committee of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations
From May 2014
to April 2015
Chairman of the Operating Committee of the Japan Intellectual Property Arbitration Center
2012-2013 The Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association Executive Vice-President
From April 2008
to Present
Yamamoto & Shibasaki Law Offices Tokyo, Japan (Partner)
2002, 2003, 2005- Lecturer (Corporate Governance) at the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy (ICS), Hitotsubashi University
2004-2007 Instructor at the Legal Training and Research Institute, Supreme Court of Japan
From January 1994
to March 2008
Yamamoto Sogo Law Offices
Tokyo, Japan (Representative)
From April 1985
to December 1993
The Law Offices of Yamashita & Ohshima
Tokyo, Japan (Junior Partner from 1991)
From September 1989
to October 1990
Shearman & Sterling
International Team, New York
From April 1983
to March 1985
Legal Training & Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, and Kyoto
District Court; (Legal training and education of legal apprentices who will be legal professionals such as judges, public prosecutors and/or practicing attorneys)

EDUCATION
University of Illinois, College of Law LL.M., 1989
Yale University, Summer and Special Programs for International Lawyers Certificate, 1988
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan Certificate, 1985
Hitotsubashi University, the Faculty of Law LL.B., 1983

QUALIFICATION
Admitted to Bar in Japan, 1985, to Bar in New York, 1991, and to Patent Bar in Japan, 1992

ASSOCIATION
Member of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations, the First Tokyo Bar Association, the Patent Bar Association of Japan, the New York State Bar Association.

PRACTICE AREAS
International transactions, corporate and commercial, bankruptcy, patent, trademark, intellectual property rights, finance, litigation, and antitrust

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