Le Moyne College College (Bachelor of Science in Physics, 1957). Georgetown University (Bachelor of Laws, 1961).
Worked at Rogers & Wells. Admitted to the bar, 1961, Virginia. 1962, United States. Claims Court.\r\n1966, United States.
Supreme Court and United States. Tax Court; 1968, New York and United States. Court of Appeals, Second and Fourth Circuits.\r\n1969, United States.
District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New New York 1980, United States. District Court, Northern District of California. 1981, United States. Court of Appeals, Third, Fifth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits.\r\n1982, United States.
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. 1993, United States. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia. Author: "Trademark Trial Advocacy," A.B.A., 1986.\r\n"Preparation for Trial," Practising Law Institute, 1988.
"Selection and Use of Experts," A.I.P. Los Angeles, 1989. "Effective Use of Juries," A.B.I.- A.B.A., 1989.\r\n"Jury Trials in Patent Cases," P.L.I., 1989-1993. "The New Civil Justice Reform Acting and Patent Litigation," North.Y.I.P. Association 1993.
"Getting an Edge in Biotechnology Litigation," A.I.P.L.A., 1994.\r\n"Litigating Technically Complex Lawsuits in the United States.," JMEA Tokyo Japan 1995. "The Year That Changed Patent Litigation," Annual duPont Patent Law Seminar 1995. "Alternative Dispute Resolution in International Intellectual Property Matters," IIL&B, 1996.\r\n"Jury Trials in Patent Cases: The Jury is Dead, Long Live the Jury," IPO Annual Meeting 1996.
"A Closer Look at Markman Hearings," National Inventor Hall of Fame Program 1996. Member, Bicentennial Commission of United States.\r\nClaims Court, 1987-1990. United States. Patent Examiner, 1957-1960.
Trial Attorney, Department of Justice, 1963-1967.\r\nCounsel to United States. Copyright Office, 1966. Special Counsel to Department of Justice, 1967.\r\nReferee, New York Supreme Court, 9th Judicial District, 1968-1969.
Member: Association of the Bar of the City of New New York New York State (Chairman, Special Committee on Patents and Trademarks, 1982-1986), Federal (Chairman, Symposium on Presidential Patent Reform Commission, 1966), American and United States.\r\nClaims Court (Board Member, 1987) Bar Associations. New York Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law Association (Director, 1988-1991).
American Intellectual Property Law Association.\r\nUnited States Trademark Association.
Active United Fund of Westchester, Comty. Fund of Bronxville, Westchester council Boy Scouts American. Trustee Le Moyne College College Alumni.
Member American Bar Association (lecturer 1984-1994), Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Intellectual Property Association, United States Trademark Association, Copyright Society of America, New York State Bar Association (chairman special committee on patents and trademarks 1982-1986), Federal Circuit Bar Association, New York Intellectual Property Association (board directors 1998-1991, chairman arbitration committee, 1999-2002), Licensing Executive Society (co-chairman New York City section 2002-2003), Association of Bar of City of New York, Law Society (London), Law Society (Wales), The Oaks Country Club (Sarasota, Florida), Yale Club, Sky Club, Rockefeller Club, Delta Theta Phi.
Married Elaine Mitchell, February 23, 1963. Children: John Mitchell, David Alan, Cynthia Lorraine.