John Arai Mitchell (“Mitch Mitchell”) represents clients in complex commercial and intellectual property litigation in state and federal courts, and administrative matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the United States Department of Labor, and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service. Mr. Mitchell advises clients on business matters, including negotiating complex contracts and pre-litigation discussions.
Mr. Mitchell graduated from The University of Chicago Law School. As a member of The Law Review, he received the Bustin Award for outstanding student comment. He received his undergraduate degree in political science/international studies from Emory University, and spent his junior year in Tokyo at Waseda University. More recently, Mr. Mitchell completed the course Mediating Disputes at Harvard Negotiation Institute/Harvard Law School.
Mr. Mitchell clerked for Charles E. Springer of the Nevada Supreme Court. Previously, Mr. Mitchell was a partner in the Palo Alto and Los Angeles offices of Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman.
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