Bar and Court Admissions
Commonwealth of Virginia
Hyogo Bar Association – Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi
US District Court, Eastern/Western Districts of Virginia
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 2007
Arizona State University, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, B.S., Electrical Engineering, 2003
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Licensing Executive Society Japan (LESJ)
Dennis is a registered U.S. patent attorney and is based in Kobe, Japan. He helped found Hubbs, Enatsky & Inoue PLLC and manages the Kobe office. He has over 10 years experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications. His practice includes managing all aspects of US and foreign patent prosecution; preparing and conducting appeals to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board; and preparing and filing reissue applications. He has also prepared numerous legal opinions on patentability, infringement, and non-infringement. He has been involved in patent litigation and acted as local counsel in the Eastern District of Virginia.
Dennis advises clients in technology areas such as electronic circuits, semiconductors, aerospace, optics, robotics and software.
Dennis is also a member of the Hyogo Bar Association and is a registered Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi (registered foreign attorney) in Japan. He currently lives in Osaka, Japan and regularly travels to Tokyo and other locations throughout Japan and Asia.
Prior to founding HEI, Dennis worked as a patent attorney in Washington, D.C. Before becoming a patent attorney, he was a circuit design engineer for Honeywell Aerospace Company in Tucson, Arizona, where he designed and tested various turbine engine control systems and aerospace components.