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Peter Stuart Gilster, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1965, Missouri 1968, United States District Court (eastern district) Missouri 1969, United States Patent Office 1970, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1978, United States Supreme Court 1978, United States Court Customs and Patent Appeals 1980, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1983. Decorated Army Commendation medal.

Background

Gilster, Peter Stuart was born on December 10, 1939 in Carbondale, Illinois, United States. Son of John Sprigg and Ruth E. (Robinson) Gilster.

Education

Bar: Illinois 1965, Missouri 1968, United States District Court (eastern district) Missouri 1969, United States Patent Office 1970, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978, United States Court Customs and Patent Appeals 1980, United States Court Appeals (Federal circuit) 1983. Association Koenig, Senniger, Powers & Leavitt, St. Louis, 1967-1971, partner, 1971-1972. Patent attorney Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1972-1977.

Partner Kalish & Gilster, St. Louis, 1977-1996. Partner Peper, Martin, Jensen, Michael and Hetlage, 1997-1998, Blackwell, Sanders, Peper Martin, LLC, 1998^, head patent section, chair international practice group. Seminar lecturer U. Missouri-St. Louis, 1976-1983.

Career

Worked at Peper, Martin, Jensen, Maichel and Hetlage (St. Louis, Missouri) specializing in General Civil Practice. Administrative, Antitrust, Banking, Bankruptcy, Commercial, Communication, Construction, Corporation, Corporate Financing, Employment, Environmental, Estate Planning, Franchise, Health Care, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Labor Relations, Legislative, Litigation, Municipal, Pension and Employee Benefit, Probate, Products Liability, Public Financing, Public Utilities, Real Estate, School, Securities, Tax, Technology, Trademark and Copyright and Transportation Law. Trial and Appellate Practice.

Admitted to the bar, 1965, Illinois. 1968, Missouri; 1969, United States. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri.

1977, United States. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit and United States. Supreme Court; 1980, United States. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals.

1982, United States. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Registered to practice before United States. Patent and Trademark Office.

Member: The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (Chairman, Patent Section, 1975-1976). Illinois State Bar Association. The Missouri Bar; American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Federal Circuit Bar Association. Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association. Military: Captain, United States.

Army Ordnance Corps, 1965-1967. Peper, Martin, Jensen, Maichel and Hetlage was founded in 1941 and has grown to approximately 100 lawyers today. The Firm provides full service representation for business, corporate and institutional clients and limited special representation for individuals.

Peper, Martin, Jensen, Maichel and Hetlage has an established reputation for efficient quality service and for the highest ethical conduct and integrity.

Membership

Served to captain United States Army Reserve, 1966-1967. Member American Bar Association, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Illinois Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association (member patent, trademark and copyright committee), Lawyer Pilots Bar Association, Federal Circuit Bar Association, Bar Association Met.St. Louis (chairman patent section 1975-1976), Association Pilots St. Louis (vice president 1977-1983, board directors 1975-1987), World Affairs Council St. Louis, Society Hispano-American St. Louis (board directors 1993-1996, treasurer 1994-1996), Media.

Connections

Married Carol Clevenger, June 30, 1968. Children: John F., Thomas B. Bachelor of Science, University Illinois.