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Robert Anthony Walsh

Robert Anthony Walsh, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1971, United States District Court Massachusetts 1972, United States Patent Office 1972, Canada Patent Office 1973, Illinois 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1976, United States Court Appeals (Federal circuit) 1982, United States Court Military Appeals 1983, Vermont 1996; registered professional engineer, Massachusetts, 1970.


Walsh, Robert Anthony was born on August 26, 1938 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frank and Emily Angelica (Bissitt) Walsh.


Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960. Master of Science, Florida Institute of Technology, 1967. Juris Doctor, Suffolk University, 1971.


Engineer Saturn Boeing, Michaud, Louisiana, 1964-1965. Program analyst Radio Corporation of America, Cape Canaveral, Florida, 1965-1968. Patent trainee, engineer Avco Research Laboratory, Everett, Massachusetts, 1968-1972.

Patent attorney GTE Laboratories, Waltham, 1972-1973. Group patent counsel Bell & Howell Company, Chicago, 1973-1978. Patent counsel ITT E. Coast Patents, Nutley, New Jersey, 1978-1980, patent counsel international, 1980-1982, senior patent counsel international, 1982-1986.

Director international patents ITT Corporation, New York City, 1986-1987. General patent counsel ITT Defense Technology Corporation, Nutley, 1987—1989. Chief patent counsel, associate general counsel Allied-Signal Aerospace Company, Phoenix, 1989-1994.

Patent attorney International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Essex Junction, Vermont, 1994—2005, Virtual Law Firm Morgan & Finnegan, New York, since 2005. Educational counselor admissions Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northern New Jersey, 1978-1989, Vermont, 1998-2005, Rhode Island, since 2005, Arizona, since 2005. With Office of Judge Advisory General, Washington.

Colonel (retired) United States Air Force, 1960-1992, with Reserve United States Air Force.


Member American Bar Association (co-chairman subcommittee PTC section 105), Tri-State United States Air Force Reserve Lawyers Association (Meritorious Achievement award 1980), Knights of Columbus (finance secretary Scottsdale, Arizona 1993-1995), International Patent Club (president 1988-1989), American Intellectual Property Law Association, Aerospace Industry Association (chairman Intellectual Property committee), Chicago Patent Law Association, New Jersey Patent Law Association, Arizona Patent Law Association (board directors), Vermont Bar Association, Civil Air Patrol (legal officer, lieutenant colonel Vermont wing), Sigma Xi.


Married Angela Rosalie Barile, August 3, 1966. Children: Maria, Robert II, Amy.