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William Dietrich Zahrt, II

William Dietrich Zahrt, II, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1970, Ohio 1972, Texas 1982, North Carolina 1992, California 2004, NDCA 2004, 9th circuit Court Appeals 2004, United States Court Appeals (Federal circuit) 1977, United States Patent & Tradmark Office 1971. Member American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association, Dayton Racquet Club, Masons.

Background

II, William Dietrich Zahrt, was born on July 12, 1944 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Kenton William and Orpha Catharine (Wagner) Z.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Yale University, 1966. Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1969. Master of Public and Private Management, Yale University, 1990.

Career

Associate Kenyon & Kenyon, New York City, 1969-1971, Biebel, French & Nauman, Dayton, 1971-1980. Senior patent attorney Schlumberger Well Services, Houston, 1980-1982. Sole practice Kingwood, 1982-1985, 88-90.

Patent attorney Shell Oil Corporation, Houston, 1985-1988. Senior patent counsel Raychem Corporation, Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, 1990-1997. Assistant general counsel Advanced Micro Devices, Sunnyvale, California, 1997-2000.

Associate general counsel, legal director intellectual property Palm, Inc., Santa Clara, 2000—2002. Of counsel Law Offices of Mikio Ishimaru, Sunnyvale, 2002—2005. Partner Ishimaru & Zahrt LLP, since 2006.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Texas Bar Association, Peninsula Intellectual Property Law Association, Dayton Racquet.

Connections

Married Patricia Ann Marek, June 10, 1969. Children: Justin William, Alitheia Patricia.