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Frank Joseph Thompson, American lawyer. Recipient Commendation award, Judicial Department Connecticut, 1979-1985. Member of American Bar Association, Connecticut Patent Law Association, Connecticut Bar Association.


Thompson, Frank Joseph was born on February 2, 1932 in New York City. Son of Francis P. and Margaret (Burns) Thompson.


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Loyola University, Los Angeles, 1954. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1960.


Electronic engineer National Security Agency, Washington, 1956—1959. Electric engineer American Car and Foundry Industries, Alexandria, Virginia, 1959—1960. Patent attorney general Electric Company, Syracuse, 1960—1963.

With Radio Corporation of America, Princeton, New Jersey, 1963—1964, Sylvania Electric, 1964—1965, Perkin Electric Company, Norwalk, 1966—1971. Sole practice Stamford, Connecticut, since 1971. Lecturer Connecticut Bar Association.

Hearing commissioner Connecticut Superior Court, since 1978. Special master United States District Court Connecticut, since 1994. Arbitration panelist American Arbitration Association.

Served with United States Air Force, 1954-1956.


  • Bar: District of Columbia 1960, Connecticut 1968, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1960, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1971, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1978, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 198, United States District Court Connecticut 1971, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1971, United States Patent Office, United States Supreme Court 1973.


Member of American Bar Association, Connecticut Patent Law Association, Connecticut Bar Association.


Married Mary-Ellen Rand Thompson, January 2, 1965. Children: Elizabeth, Frank P., Patricia, Susan, Ruth.

Francis P. Thompson

Margaret (Burns) Thompson

Mary-Ellen Rand Thompson

Elizabeth Thompson

Frank P. Thompson

Patricia Thompson

Susan Thompson

Ruth Thompson