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Alan David Lourie

Alan David Lourie, American federal judge. Bar: Pennsylvania 1970. Named Distinguished Intellectual Property Professional, Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation, 2008; recipient Jefferson medal, New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association, 1998, Intellectual Property Law award, Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Associate, 2010.


Lourie, Alan David was born on January 13, 1935 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.


Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Lourie received an A.B. from Harvard College in 1956, an M.S. from the University of Wisconsin in 1958, a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1965, and a J.D. from Temple University in 1970.


Chemist, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1957-1959;literature scientist, chemist, patent agent, Wyeth laboratories, Radnor, Pennsylvania, 1959-1964;counsel, Smith Kline Beechum Corporation, Philadelphia, 1964-1990;successively as patent agent, attorney, director corporation patents, assistant general counsel, vice president corporation patents, Smith Kline Beechum Corporation, Philadelphiacircuit judge, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit), Washington, since 1990. Member Judicial Conference Committee on Financial Disclosure, 1990-1998. Member United States delegate to Diplomatic Conference on Revision of Paris Convention for Protection ofIndsl.

Property, 1982, 84; vice chairman industry functional advising committee to the United States Trade Republican and Department Commerce, 1987-1990. Chairman United States group of the United States-Japan Business Council Task Force on Patents.


Board visitors Law School, Temple University. Member American Bar Association, Philadelphia Patent Law Association (president 1984-1985), American Intellectual Property Law Association (board directors 1982-1985), Association Corporation Patent Counsel (treasurer 1987-1989), Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (chairman patent committee 1981-1986), American Chemical Society, Cosmos Club, Harvard Club Washington.