Richard Davis Stone, American lawyer. Inventor edible oil solvent production, integration of a reaction system, coal liquifaction process. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Intellectual Property Law Association (information retrieval committee, electronic application system project since 1990, filing patent applications electronically since 1990).
Chemical engineer Universal Oil Products, Des Plaines, Illinois, 1966-1974, patent attorney, 1974-1977, Cities Service Company, Tulsa, 1977-1982, Monsanto, St. Louis, 1982-1983. Senior patent attorney Mobil Oil Corporation, Fairfax, Virginia, 1983-1996. Trademark and technical counsel Ashland Inc., Ashland, Kentucky, 1996-1997.
Patent counsel Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC, since 1998.