1990, Alabama and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
University of Alabama, J.D., 1990
Law School Graduation Year
Vanderbilt University, B.Ch.E., 1978; University of Alabama at Huntsville, M.S.I.E., 1987
Huntsville-Madison County and American Bar Association (Member, Intellectual Property Law, and Public Contract Law Section; Vice Chair, Data and Patent Rights Committee); Alabama State Bar (Member, Military Law Committee, Chairperson, Military Law Section, 1994-1995).
Phi Kappa Phi. Order of the Coif. Order of the Barristers. Dean M. Leigh Harrison Scholar; Hugo Black Scholar. Senior Editor, Alabama Law Review, 1989-1990. Recipient: Corpus Juris Secundum Award; West Publishing Award; Judge Walter P. Gewin Best Brief Award; Judge Reuben H. Wright Outstanding Oral Advocate Award. Member: Jessup International Moot Court Team; John A. Campbell Moot Court Board. Co-Author: The Trouble with Brulotte: The Patent Royalty Term and Patent Monopoly Extension, 1990 Utah L. Rev. 813 (1991) and 24 Intellectual Property L. Rev. 119 (1992). Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Alabama School of Law, Patent and Copyrights Course, 1994 and 1997. Adjunct Faculty, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Law and Engineering Course, 1994—. University of Alabama School of Law Jessup Moot Court Team Advisor. Member, Panel of Neutrals, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama. Trustee Huntsville Hospital Foundation, 2000-2002. Director, Huntsville YMCA Executive Board, 1999—. Biztech Technology Incubator, 2000—. Huntsville Emergency Management Agency, 1996—. Rymic Systems, Inc., 2000—.
Lieutenant, Naval Flight Officer, U.S. Navy, 1978-1984; CDR, U.S.N.R.-R, (Ret.)