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Harold Claus Wegner

Harold Claus Wegner, American lawyer, educator, consultant. Bar: Virginia 1969, District of Columbia 1971, United States Supreme Court 1980, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1982.

Background

  • Wegner, Harold Claus was born on August 9, 1943 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Helmuth A. and Cordelia E. (Claussen) Wegner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Northwestern University, 1965. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1969.

    Career

    • Patent examiner Department Commerce, Washington, 1965—1969. Associate Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, 1969—1971. Partner Armstrong & Wegner, 1971—1974, Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, Washington, 1977—1980.

      Visiting scholar Max Planck Institute Foreign & International Patent, Copyright & Competition Law, Munich, 1974—1976. Kenshuin law faculty Kyoto University, 1977. Member Wegner & Bretschneider, Washington, since 1980.

      Adjunct professor law Georgetown University, since 1983. Consultant Japan technical transfer Max Planck Institute Foreign & International. Patent, copyright & competition law fellow, 1974—1976.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Virginia 1969, District of Columbia 1971, United States Supreme Court 1980, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1982.

    Works

    • Author: Japanese Patent Law, 1979. Contributor articles to various publications.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association (chairman section subcommittee 1982-1982, 1986-1987), World Intellectual Property Organization, Committee Experts Patent Harmonization, Intellectual Property Owners Inc., Federation Internationale des Conseils en Propriete Industrielle, International Patent and Trademark Association (chairman employed inventors law 1982-1985, patent harmonization committee since 1985), American Intellectual Property Law Association (chairman international committee 1978-1979, chairman haas amicus committee 1978, chairman chemical practice committee 1982-1985, board directors 1985-1988), Virginia State Bar (chairman section 1979-1980).

    Connections

    • Married Barbara A. Mock Wegner, December 18, 1975. Children: Kirsten Birgit, Peter Christopher.
    • father: Helmuth A. Wegner
    • mother: Cordelia E. (Claussen) Wegner
    • spouse: Barbara A. Mock Wegner
    • children: Kirsten Birgit Wegner
    • Peter Christopher Wegner
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    Born August 9, 1943
    (age 74)
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