John Kirby (lawyer)
John Joseph Kirby Jr.
October 22, 1939
Falls Church, Virginia, U.S.
|Died||October 2, 2019 (aged 79)|
New York City, U.S.
Susan Cullman (m. 2004)
|Relatives||Edgar M. Cullman (father-in-law)|
John Joseph Kirby Jr. (October 22, 1939 – October 2, 2019) was an American attorney. He was known his successful defense for Nintendo against Universal City Studios over the copyrights of the character of Donkey Kong in 1984. In return, Nintendo named the character Kirby to honor him.
References[change | change source]
- "John Kirby's obituary". Legacy. October 4, 2019.