1975, Tennessee; 1976, South Carolina; 1990, U.S. Supreme Court; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Catholic University of America and University of Tennessee at Knoxville, J.D., 1975
Law School Graduation Year
Clemson University, B.S., 1967; Iowa State University, M.S., 1969
South Carolina Bar (Member, Committee on Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law); American Bar Association (Member, Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law Section); International Trademark Association; Carolina Patent Law Association (President, 1988); A.I.P.P.I. - International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property; Federation Des Conseils en Propriete Industrielle (FICPI).
Phi Alpha Delta. Examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1969-1971. Chairman: S.C. Secretary of State Blue Ribbon Commission on Trademark Law. Chair: Japanese Patent Office Liaison Council; AIPLA Japan Practice Committee. Member, European Patent Office Liaison Council.