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industrial property consultant , lawyer

Richard Spencer, lawyer, industrial property consultant. Recipient Linthicum Foundation award Northwestern University, 1930; Yale fellowship award, 1957.

Background

Spencer, Richard was born in 1902 in Columbia, Missouri, United States. Son of Alexander Gibbs and Elizabeth (Smith) Spencer.

Education

Graduate study U. Paris, 1952-1954, Yale Law School, 1955-1957.

Career

Office of Mil; delegate Conf. Chief procurement legal division, assistant general counsel, chief patent counsel, deputy dir. Office of Patents and Inventions.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author books and articles on patents and trademarks. Contributor various periodicals, professional journals.

Membership

Member of Missouri, Illinois, New York, District of Columbia, Connecticut bars. Member corporation patent department, Boston, 1924-1927. Member patent law firm Blair, Spencer & Buckles, Stamford, 1956-1960.

Member patent law firm Spencer, Rockwell & Bartholow, New Haven, Connecticut, since 1960. Member of law school faculty Northwestern University, 1931-1941. First assistant and acting commissioner United States Patent Office, 1933-1936.

Member of advisory council to commission on patents United States House of Representatives, 1938-1941. Member United States delegation London Conference on German Patents, 1946. Member United States delegation Paris Peace Conference, 1946.

Served United States Navy, 1941-1945, assistant chief procurement legal division, assistant general counsel, chief patent counsel, deputy director Office of Patents and Inventions. Member American Bar Association. Clubs: Attic, Chicago Golf (Chicago).

Connections

father:
Alexander Gibbs Spencer

mother:
Elizabeth (Smith) Spencer