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Michael Shimokaji
SPECTRUM DISPUTE RESOLUTION SERVICES

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8911 Research Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
USA
949-788-9968
Fax: 949-870-3310

Description of Practice

Mr. Shimokaji specializes in the resolution of personal injury, patent, trademark, and copyright disputes throughout California and nationally.

He brings more than 30 years of experience to the resolution of your disputes – as a mediator or arbitrator. His legal expertise includes the litigation and trial of intellectual property, general business, and personal injury lawsuits as a partner in Southern California based law firms. Of unique distinction is Mr. Shimokaji’s ability to communicate and create trust with large enterprises, including some of the largest in the US and in Asia.

His dispute resolution training has been through the world renowned Straus Institute.

Mr. Shimokaji serves as a neutral for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Orange County Superior Courts, and the US District Court, Central District of California. He has similarly served the Los Angeles Superior Courts.

Professional Background

He has lectured for local and national organizations in the US, as well as abroad, on various intellectual property topics.

Mr. Shimokaji has been a member of the Steering Committee for the California Minority Counsel Program. He was a founding director of the Orange County Japanese-American Lawyers Association and has served as an instructor in the paralegal program at the University of California, Irvine. He served for three years on the Executive Committee for the California State Bar Intellectual Property Section, and another three year term on the California State Bar Federal Courts Committee.

Experience

Mr. Shimokaji serves as a neutral for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Orange County Superior Courts, and the US District Court, Central District of California. He has similarly served the Los Angeles Superior Courts.

Degrees

Following graduation from the University of California, Irvine, Mr. Shimokaji received his Juris Doctorate degree from Southwestern University School of Law. In law school, Mr. Shimokaji was an executive editor for the school’s law review. He has served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Robert M. Takasugi, Judge, United States District Court. Mr. Shimokaji is admitted to the California Bar and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Fees

Fee schedule available on request.

Areas of Practice

  • Copyright
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patent
  • Personal Injury
  • Technology
  • Trademark

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Online Arbitrator
  • Arbitrator
  • Mediating Lawyer