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Alan Thomas McDonald, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)PatentTrademark and copyrightComputerlawyer.


McDonald, Alan Thomas was born on August 16, 1949 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of James Francis and Jennie Eloise (Thomits) McDonald.


Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Rutgers University, 1971. Juris Doctor, University Houston, 1973. Master of Laws in Patent and Trade Regulation Law, George Washington University, 1976.


Bar: Texas 1974, Pennsylvania 1977, Virginia 1980, United States Court Customs and Patent Appeals 1974. Patent examiner United States Patent and Trademark Office, Arlington, Virginia, 1974-1975. Patent attorney Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company Industries, Inc., Pittsburgh, 1975-1978, Reynolds Metals Company, Richmond, Virginia, 1978-1997, Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc.,1998^.

Patentee method for producing slubbed yarn.


Everybody can reach the love of God. Salvation is for everyone who turns to God.


God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.


Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.


Member administrative board Dutilh United Methodist Church, Cranberry, Pennsylvania, 1977—1978. Sunday school teacher Providence United Methodist Church, Chesterfield County, Virginia, 1981—1984, member administrative board, since 1985, chairman finance committee, 1988—1990. Member council on ministries Reveille United Methodist Church, 1994—1995.

Member finance committee Ringgold United Methodist Church, Ringgold, Georgia, 2007—2008. Member of American Intellectual Property Law Association, Mensa (vice local secretary Richmond chapter 1981-1982, administrator 1980-1981), Phi Delta Phi.


Married Joyce Ann Martin, February 28, 1981.