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Paul J. Sutton

Paul J. Sutton, American lawyer. Cer. Welder, California.


  • Sutton, Paul J. was born on June 16, 1939 in New York City. Son of Jack and Frances (Drexler) Schwartzberg.

  • Education

    • Student Indsl.Mgmt., Columbia University, 1960. Student Welding Metallurgy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1963. BME, New York University, 1962.

      Juris Doctor, Brooklyn University, 1967.


    • Patent attorney Nolte & Nolte, New York City, 1965-1967, Darby & Darby, New York City, 1967-1969. Patent counsel Gulf & Western Industries, Inc., 1969-1971. Partner Miskin & Sutton, 1971-1974, Sutton & Magidoff, New York City, 1974-1982.

      Senior partner Sutton, Basseches, Magidoff & Amaral, 1982-1995. Partner Reid & Priest LLP, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Cer. Welder, California.



    Arbitrator civil court City of New York, 1979-1986. Co-founder Hallen Center Education, Mamaroneck, New York, 1975. Chief judge American Patent Law Association, New York City, 1981.

    Member American Bar Association (ethics and professional responsibilities committee, patent, trademark and copyright section), New York Bar Association (antitrust law, patent and trademarks sections), District of Columbia Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, New York Patent, Trademark and Copyright Association, American Judges Association, Association Trial Lawyers Association, Licensing Executives Society Clubs: East Hampton, Yacht.



    Sailing, photography, computers.


    • Married Edith Diane Bers Sutton, September 18, 1976. Children: Daniel Richard, Lily Anna Bers.
    • father: Jack Schwartzberg
    • mother: Frances (Drexler) Schwartzberg
    • spouse: Edith Diane Bers Sutton
    • children: Daniel Richard Sutton
    • Lily Anna Bers Sutton
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    Born June 16, 1939