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.
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.