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Albert Caldwell Johnston, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1933, New York 1937, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1962, Connecticut 1977.


Johnston, Albert Caldwell was born on December 7, 1909 in Chattanooga. Son of James Roy and Grace (Crampton) Johnston.


Miami University and George Washington University (Bachelor of Arts, 1930). George Washington University Law School (Juris Doctor, with honors, 1934).


Worked at St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC (Stamford, Connecticut) specializing in Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Computer, Antitrust, Unfair Competition Law and Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1933, District of Columbia. 1937, New York; 1961, United States.

Supreme Court; 1977, Connecticut. 1982, United States. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Registered to practice before United States.

Patent and Trademark Office. Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif. Associate Editor, George Washington Law Review, 1932-1933.

St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, and its predecessor firms, was founded in Stamford in 1955 and specializes in patent, trade-mark and copyright law and related fields. The firm represents clients throughout The United States and Europe in litigation, counselling and licensing as well as in acquiring and protection of patents and intellectual property rights, ranging from food, chemicals and biologicals to automotive products, electronics, computer technology and machinery of all kinds. The attorneys in the firm have degrees in all major technical disciplines.


  • Bar: District of Columbia 1933, New York 1937, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1962, Connecticut 1977.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Design Piracy—The Problem and Its Treatment under National Rifle Association Codes, 1936. Initiator, co-draftsman (United States statutory law) Patent Re-examination Act, 1980.


Chairman building committee Hindley School, Darien, Connecticut, 1947-1948. Member, chairman Darien Board Education, 1949-1956. Member Board of Selectman, Darien, 1960-1964.

Co-chairman Capital Priorities Committee, Darien, 1969. Member American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, New York Intellectual Property Law Association, Connecticut Bar Association, Order of Coif, Sigma Chi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, bowling, traveling.


Married Bonnie Hill, January 25, 1934 (deceased October 1986). Children: Bonnie Jane, Hill Caldwell, Robert M., Virginia, Christina.

James Roy Johnston

Grace (Crampton) Johnston

Bonnie Hill

Bonnie Jane Johnston

Hill Caldwell Johnston

Robert M. Johnston

Virginia Johnston

Christina Johnston