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Richard Dean Dixon

Richard Dean Dixon, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Florida 1975, Colorado 1985, Michigan 1992, United States District Court (middle district) Florida, United States District Court Colorado 1985, United States Patent and Trademanrk Office 1975. Cooper Industries Engineering scholar Ohio State University, 1964-1967.

Background

  • Dixon, Richard Dean was born on November 6, 1944 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Dean A. and Katherine L. (Currier) Dixon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1967. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1968. Master of Business Administration, Florida State University, 1972.

      Juris Doctor, Florida State University, 1974.

    Career

    • Telemetry system engineer Pan American World Airways, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, 1968-1972. Sole practice Melbourne and Orlando, 1975-1980. Senior counsel Harris Corporation, Melbourne, 1980-1985.

      Corporate Counsel, director strategic and business planning Ford Microelectronics, Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1985-1989. Manager strategic alliances electronics division Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1989-1990, associate counsel intellectual property, 1991-1993, deputy chief patent counsel, 1994—2000. With Dixon Mediation Services, since 2001.

      Adjunct professor business law University Center Florida, Cocoa, 1977, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, 1980-1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1975, Colorado 1985, Michigan 1992, United States District Court (middle district) Florida, United States District Court Colorado 1985, United States Patent and Trademanrk Office 1975.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Licensing Executives Society, American Intellectual Property Law Association, American Corporation Counsel Association, Sigma Iota Epsilon, Eta Kappa Nu, Phi Eta Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen A. Manfrass, June 17, 1967. Children: Jennifer, Lindsay.
    • father: Dean A. Dixon
    • mother: Katherine L. (Currier) Dixon
    • spouse: Kathleen A. Manfrass
    • children: Jennifer Dixon
    • Lindsay Dixon
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    Born November 6, 1944
    (age 73)
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