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Peter Stuart Gilster

Peter Stuart Gilster, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1965, Missouri 1968, United States District Court (eastern district) Missouri 1969, United States Patent Office 1970, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1978, United States Supreme Court 1978, United States Court Customs and Patent Appeals 1980, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1983. Decorated Army Commendation medal.

Background

  • Gilster, Peter Stuart was born on December 10, 1939 in Carbondale, Illinois, United States. Son of John S. and Ruth Gilster.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1962. Juris Doctor, University Illinois, 1965.

    Career

    • Associate Koenig, Senniger, Powers & Leavitt, St. Louis, 1967-1971, partner, 1971-1972. Patent attorney Monsanto Company, 1972-1977. Partner Kalish & Gilster, 1977-1996, Peper, Martin, Jensen, Michael and Hetlage, St. Louis, 1997-1998, Blackwell, Sanders, Peper Martin, LLP, St. Louis, 1998-1999.

      Head patent section Kalish & Gilster Intellectual Property Group. Chairman international practice Peper Martin, 1998. Officer Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, Professional Corporation Intellectual Property Group, 1999—2010.

      Senior patent counsel, 1999—2010. Of counsel, since 2010. Seminar lecturer University Missouri-St. Louis, 1976-1983, guest lecturer, 2002, adjunct professor, 2002-2005.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1965, Missouri 1968, United States District Court (eastern district) Missouri 1969, United States Patent Office 1970, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1978, United States Supreme Court 1978, United States Court Customs and Patent Appeals 1980, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1983.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Captain United States Army Reserve, 1966-1967. Member American Bar Association, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Illinois Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association (patent, trademark, and copyright committee), Lawyer Pilots Bar Association, Federal Circuit Bar Association, Bar Association Metropolitan St. Louis (chairman patent section 1975-1976), Associate Pilots St. Louis (vice president 1977-1983, board directors 1975-1987, 2002-2004), World Affairs Council St. Louis (board directors 2000-2003), Society Hispano-American St. Louis (board directors 1993-1996, treasurer 1994-1996).

    Connections

    • Married Carol Clevenger, June 30, 1968. Children: John F., Thomas B.
    • father: John S.
    • mother: Ruth Gilster
    • spouse: Carol Clevenger
    • children: John F. Gilster
    • Thomas B. Gilster
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    Born December 10, 1939
    Nationality

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