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Lawyer

George Litch Roberts, American lawyer. Mason. Wrote essay, “The Domain of Utilitarian Ethics,” International Journal of Ethics, 1903.

Background

Roberts, George Litch was born on December 30, 1836 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Reuben and Jane (Litch) Roberts.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University, Connecticut, 1859 (valedictorian), A.M., 1862. Attended Harvard Law School, 1862.

Career

Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1864. Principally identified with patent litigation. Counsel for American Bell Telephone Сompany and American Tel.

& Tel. Company, November 1881-January 1915. Retired from practice. Spent greater part of 7 years in defending the former company against suit of the United States to repeal the Bell patents.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Objective Reality, 1925. Patentability of Inventions and the Interpretation of Patents (2 vols.), 1927.

Membership

Mason. Wrote essay, “The Domain of Utilitarian Ethics,” International Journal of Ethics, 1903.

Connections

Married Hinda Barnes, December, 1865 (died 1909). Children: Odin Barnes, Harold Barnes.

father:
Reuben Roberts

mother:
Jane (Litch) Roberts

spouse:
Hinda Barnes

children:
Harold Barnes Roberts

Odin Barnes Roberts