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Bernard Anthony Meany, American lawyer, consultant. Bar: California 1966, United States District Court (northern district) California 1966, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1966, United States Court Appeals (Federal circuit) 1973. Named League United Latin American Citizens for Distinguished Contributions; recipient American Jurisprudence award, 1963, Outstanding Contribution award, International Business Machines Corporation, 1971.


Meany, Bernard Anthony was born on January 20, 1935 in Jersey City. Son of Walter S. and Cecilia H. (Haidler) Meany.


Marquette University (Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, 1956). Syracuse University; Georgetown University (Juris Doctor, 1965). Spoken languages: German, Portuguese and Spanish.


Commissioners Decisions United States. Patent & Trademark Office, 1975-1978. Worked at Cammarata & Grandinetti (Washington, DC) specializing in Domestic and International Patent, Trademark, Corporate Law and Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1966, California, United States. District Court, Northern District of California and United States.

Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. 1974-1982, United States. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals.

1982, United States. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Registered to practice before United States. Patent and Trademark Office (Not admitted DC).

Author: "Licensing in the Computer Industry," LES, 1975. "Commercial Development of Technology," United States.C. Entrepreneurial Program, 1991. "Computer Systems Commercial Development," ASIPI XIth Congress and Brazilian Computer Law Association, 1991.

"Technology Transfer," IABA XII Congress, 1992. "World-Wide Protocol to Mediate Intellectual Property Disputes," Canadian Business Institute, 1993. "WIPO ADE Protocol," American Business Institute, 1994.

"Settlement Masters World Wide," AIPLA, winter meeting, 1993. Assistant Commissioner, United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 1975-1978.

Member: Advisory Committee for Dean of Georgetown Law Center, 1976-1978, 1982-1986. Master, United States. Federal Court, 1991—.

Honorary Member, League of United Latin American Citizens, 1973—. Member, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of England, 1978—. Chief Executive Officer, Insitoform Group Limited, 1988.

Member: American Bar Association. Inter-American Bar Association. American Intellectual Property Law Association.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Licensing Executives Society. United States. Executives of Rio de Janeiro.

International Directors Society of U.K. Computer Law Association. American Arbitration Association.

The firm of Cammarata & Grandinetti is a civil Litigation firm. The firm specializes in complex civil and commercial litigation including patent, trademark, tax, product liability, criminal investigations and personal injury litigation. The firm represents individuals and medium to large corporations throughout North America.

The firm's practice includes international patent prosecution and alternative fee-structured litigation.


Member president's advisory board Fairfield U. Member Georgetown University Law Center Dean's advising committee, chairman District of Columbia Alumni Fund, also National Alumni Fund. (vice chairman law alumni affairs board).

Member American Bar Association, California BarAssn., American Intellectual Property Law Association, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, License Executives Society, Latin American Industrial Property Association, United States Executives of Rio de Janeiro, United States Naval League, United States Brazil Chamber of Commerce, Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group (honorary) (London). Clubs: Sloan (London), Paisando (Rio de Janeiro).


Children: Bernard A., James W., Mary T. BME, Marquette U., 1956.