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Lawyer

Peter Weiss, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1953, United States Court Appeals (4th 1963), United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1973, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1975, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1984.

Background

Weiss, Peter was born on December 8, 1925 in Vienna, Austria. Came to the United States, 1941. Son of Emil and Paula (Hahn) Weiss.

Education

Bachelor, St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland., 1949; Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1952.

Career

Executive director, International Development Placement Association, New York City, 1952-1954; associate, Langner Parry Card & Langner, New York City, 1955-1958; partner, Langner Parry Card & Langner, New York City, 1958-1969; partner, Weiss Dawid Fross Zelnick & Lehrman, Professional Corporation, New York City, 1969-1986; of counsel, Weiss Dawid Fross Zelnick & Lehrman, Professional Corporation, New York City, 1986-1996; senior intellectual property counsel, The Chanel Company Ltd., New York City, since 1996. Chairman Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy, New York City, since 1982. Co-president International Association Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1953, United States Court Appeals (4th 1963), United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1973, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1975, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

President American Committee on Africa, New York City, 1962-1972. Chairman Manhattan & Bronx Couns., New York State Committee for Human Rights, 1965-1970, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington, 1970-1986. Vice chairman industrial property committee International Chamber of Commerce, Paris, 1967-1969.

Vice president Center for Constnl. Rights, New York City, since 1969. Sergeant United States Army, 1944-1946.

Connections

Married Cora Rubin, June 17, 1956. Children: Judith, Tamara, Daniel.

father:
Emil Weiss

mother:
Paula (Hahn) Weiss

spouse:
Cora Rubin

children:
Daniel Weiss

Tamara Weiss

Judith Weiss