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David Dalgleish Harkness, British patent administrator.

Background

Harkness, David Dalgleish was born on February 26, 1939 in Bootle, Lancashire, England. Son of Walter and Sarah (Arnold) Harkness.

Education

Diploma in dyeing, Leeds (England) University, 1961; Bachelor of Science with honors, Leeds (England) University, 1962; Juris Doctor, Oxon U. Bachelor (honours), Oxon U.

Career

Examiner, United Kingdom Patent Office, London, 1962-1972; senior examiner, United Kingdom Patent Office, London, 1972-1980; chief examiner, European Patent Office, Munich, 1980-1989; directorate advisor, European Patent Office, Munich, 1989-1994; member board appeals, European Patent Office, Munich, since 1994.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: walking, gardening, bridge.

Connections

Married Jean Sundewall, August 3, 1968. Children: Helen, Andrew.

father:
Walter Harkness

mother:
Sarah (Arnold) Harkness

spouse:
Jean Sundewall

child:
Helen Harkness

child:
Andrew Harkness