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Walter J. Halliday, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Trademark Law, Unfair Competition Law, Wills, Trust Law, Estate Planning.


Halliday, Walter John was born on February 7, 1907 in Brooklyn. Son of Walter and Charlotte Estelle (Kelly) Halliday.


Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1927;Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1931;Juris Scientiae Doctor, New York University, 1950.


Practice in, New York City, 1933-1973;partner firm, Nims, Halliday, Whitman et al, and predecessors, 1945-1973;partner firm, Halliday & Whitman, 1973-1988;counsel firm, Bucknam & Archer, 1973-1976.


  • Bar: New York 1933.


  • Other Work

    • Author articles in field. Editor: Trademark Reporter, 1947-1952. Chairman editorial board, 1952-1953.


Member planning board Rockville Centre, New York, 1937-1943, trustee of village, 1941-1943, mayor, 1943-1945. Member administrative board St. Mark's Methodist Church, since 1964, trustee, since 1975, vice president board of trustees, 1980-1981. Member Republican National Committee, since 1981.

With Army of the United States, 1943-1944. Member American Bar Association (chairman trademark division 1957-1958), International Bar assosiation, New York State Bar Association, Association Bar City of New York, International Patent and Trademark Association, United States Trademark Association (director), past chairman lawyers advising committee), American Management Association (lecturer 1968-1969), New York Patent, Trademark and Copywright Law Association (governor 1957-1960), New York Intellectual Property Law Association, American Legion, Harvard Club (New York City), Chancery Club (Cambridge, Massachusetts), Wig and Pen Club (London), Rockville Links Club, Mason.


Married Nancy Jane Fowler, October 27, 1927.

Walter Halliday

Charlotte Estelle (Kelly) Halliday

Nancy Jane Fowler