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Francis Arthur Paintin

Francis Arthur Paintin, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1961, District of Columbia 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967, Delaware 1969, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia, 3d and Federal circuits).


Paintin, Francis Arthur was born on February 9, 1929 in Cleveland. Son of Francis Walter and Muriel Alene (Wheeler) Paintin.


Case-Western Reserve University (Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, 1951). George Washington University (Juris Doctor, with honors, 1961).


Worked at Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris LLP. Admitted to the bar, 1961, Ohio. 1962, District of Columbia.

1969, Delaware; 1990, Pennsylvania. Registered to practice before United States. Patent and Trademark Office.

Order of the Coif. Professional Engineer, Ohio, 1959. Adjunct Professor, Patent Law, Widener University School of Law, 1975-1995. Chairman, Delaware Harness Racing Commission, 1977-1988.

Member: Delaware State and American Bar Associations. American Intellectual Property Law Association. Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association.

International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association. Féderation Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle. Military: United States.

Coast Guard, 1954-1958, Lieutenant (junior grade).


Chairman Delaware Harness Racing Commission, 1977-1988. Served to lieutenant United States Coast Guard, 1954-1957. Member American Bar Association, Delaware Bar Association, American Patent Law Association, Philadelphia Patent Law Association, International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association (executive committee 1985-1987), Order of Coif.

Clubs: Rodney Square (Wilmington).


Married Carol Margaret Wagner, January 27, 1951. Children: David Roderick, Stewart Charles.