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Charles Andrew Mays, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1965, Minnesota 1969, United States Supreme Court 1969. Member of American Bar Association, United States Trademark Association, Hennepin County Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association.

Background

Mays, Charles Andrew was born on December 31, 1939 in Indian Head, Maryland, United States. Son of Robert Bertrand and Elsie Lucille (Bedwell) Mays.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, George Washington University, 1961. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1964.

Career

Worked at Leonard, Street and Deinard, Professional Association (Minneapolis, Minnesota) specializing in Intellectual Property Litigation, Employment Litigation, Business and Commercial Litigation, Advertising Law. Admitted to the bar, 1965, District of Columbia. 1969, Minnesota.

Phi Delta Phi.

Recent Decisions Editor, George Washington Law Review, 1963-1964. Author: A Guide to the Selection, Use and Protection of Trademarks (1987, 1991). Corporate and Trade Name Guide (1989).

"Competitive Torts: Defamation, Disparagement and False Advertising," MILE Seminar on Common Competitive Problems of Small and Growing Businesses, 1989. "What Business Lawyers Need to Know About Trademarks," MILE Seminar on Intellectual Property Law, 1990. "Intellectual Property Litigation: Defendant's Litigation Strategy," Minnesota Continuing legal education Seminar on Intellectual Property Litigation: Beyond the Basics, 1991.

"False and Misleading Advertising -- You Don't Have to Make a Federal Case Out of It, But You Might Want To," Sponsored by Business Torts Litigation Committee, Annual Fall Meeting, American Bar Association Litigation Section, 1990. "New Directions in Fiduciary Obligations, Fraud, Disparagement and Other Business Torts," 1994 Mile Commercial Practice Institute. Chair, MILE Demonstrative Evidence Seminar, 1992.

Assistant United States. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1965-1969. Member, American Advertising Federation.

Member: Hennepin County, Minnesota State and American (Member, Sections on: Litigation. Antitrust Law; Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law) Bar Associations. International Trademark Association.

Minnesota Intellectual Property Association.

Membership

Member, American Advertising Federation. Member: Hennepin County, Minnesota State and American (Member, Sections on: Litigation. Antitrust Law; Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law) Bar Associations.

International Trademark Association. Minnesota Intellectual Property Association.

Connections

Married Marilyn Diane Costello Mays. Children: Christopher Andrew, Robert Davis.