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A. SAMUEL ODDI 514 West Fairlawn Boulevard Akron, Ohio 44313 330-864-2938 (home) 330-972-6384 (office) firstname.lastname@example.org EDUCATION School Degree Year Carnegie-Mellon University B.S. in E.E. 1958 University of Pittsburgh Law School J.D. 1963 George Washington University Law LL.M. 1971 Center PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Giles Sutherland University of Akron, School of Law 2000-present Rich Professor in Akron, Ohio Intellectual Property Courses: Patent Law and Policy; Torts; Jurisprudence; Introduction to Intellectual Property; International Intellectual Property. Visiting University of Pittsburgh, School of Law Fall 2005 Professor Pittsburgh, Pa. Courses: Patent Law; International Intellectual Property Professor Northern Illinois University, College of Law l979-2000 DeKalb, Illinois Courses: Torts; Intellectual Property; Copyright; Unfair Trade Practices; Tort Theory Seminar; Medical Malpractice Seminar; Public International Law; Property; Decedents' Estates and Trusts. Visiting Ohio State University, College of Law Fall 1996 Professor Columbus, Ohio Courses: Law and Medicine; Unfair Trade Practices Visiting University of California at Davis, School of Law 1994-95 Professor Davis, California Courses: Torts, Intellectual Property, Patent Law. Consultant/ World Intellectual Property Organization l976-79 Senior Legal Geneva, Switzerland Officer Preparation of model laws and provisions on industrial property for developing countries; preparation and revision of treaties; preparation of studies on industrial property matters; technical assistance in drafting, revising and implementation of industrial property laws of developing countries. Patent Rockwell International Corporation l974-76 Counsel Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania All intellectual property matters involving electronic products of Rockwell commercial operations. International licensing, international business, trade regulations, antitrust.Technical areas: Television, electronic pre-press, power tool and vehicle control. Attorney Westinghouse Electric Corporation 1974 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania General Law Department Antitrust, trade regulation, litigation (product liability and general), international business and international licensing. Assistant Northern Kentucky State University Professor Chase Law School l972-74 Covington, Kentucky Courses: Torts; Decedents' Estates; Appellate Advocacy; International Law. Assistant Ohio Northern University, College of Law Professor Ada, Ohio 1971-72 Courses: Decedents' Estates and Trusts; Legal Writing; U.N. Law Seminar; Land Use Planning Seminar. Adjunct University of Pittsburgh, School of Law Spring 1971 Faculty Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Course: Public International Law. Patent Westinghouse Electric Corporation 1960-71 Attorney Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Patent Department Intellectual property matters including: Preparation and prosecution of over 200 patent applications; appeals; interferences; infringement and validity studies; patent and proprietary information licensing; litigation and trade secrets. Trade regulations and patent-antitrust. Technical areas: Television, communications, control systems (digital and analog), teaching equipment and home appliances. Examiner U. S. Patent Office 1959-60 Washington, D.C. Examination of patent applications under government security classification. Technical areas: Electronic communication systems and circuitry, radar and aircraft control. Officer U. S. Army Ordnance 1959 Aberdeen, Maryland Ordnance School, Automotive Maintenance and Repair Officer (Reserves - 6 years). Engineer Westinghouse Electric Corporation 1958-59 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Engineering Training Program. BAR MEMBERSHIP U.S. Supreme Court; Illinois Supreme Court; Pennsylvania Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania; Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; Registered Patent Attorney. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section; American Intellectual Property Law Association, Committee on International & Foreign Law; International Association for the Advancement of Teaching & Research in Intellectual Property (founding member); Association of American Trial Lawyers. REFERENCES [Upon Request] PUBLICATIONS The Regeneration of American Patent Law: Patentable Subject Matter, 46 IDEA 491 (2006). Patent Attorney Malpractice: An Oxymoron No More, 2004 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS JOURNAL OF LAW, TECHNOLOGY & POLICY 1. The Tragicomedy of the Public Domain in Intellectual Property Law, 25 COM/ENT 1 (2002), reprinted in 36 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW REVIW 581 (2004)(selected one of best articles published in 2002). Assault on the Citadel: Judge Rich and Computer-Related Inventions, 39 HOUSTON LAW REVIEW 1033 (2002). Product Simulation: From Tort to Intellectual Property, 88 TRADEMARK REPORTER 101 (1998). Patent TRIPs -- Natural Rights and a "Polite Form of Economic Imperialism," 29 VANDERBILT JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL LAW 415 (1996). Un-Unified Patent Economic Theories--The Not-Quite Holy Grail, 71 NOTRE DAME LAW REVIEW 267 (1996). Reverse Informed Consent: The Unreasonably Dangerous Patient, 46 VANDERBILT LAW REVIEW 1417 (1993). An Uneasier Case for Copyright than for Patent Protection of Computer Programs, 72 NEBRASKA LAW REVIEW 351 (1993). Beyond Obviousness: Invention Protection in the Twenty-First Century, 38 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 1097 (1989). Functionality and Free Market Theory, 17 AMERICAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW QUARTERLY JOURNAL 173 (1989). Assessing "Genericness"; Another View, 78 TRADEMARK REPORTER 560 (1988). Contributory Copyright Infringement: The Tort and Technological Tensions, 64 NOTRE DAME LAW REVIEW 47 (1989), reprinted in 22 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW REVIEW 487 (1990). The International Patent System and the Third World: Development Reality or Myth?, 1987 DUKE LAW JOURNAL 831. The Tort of Interference with the Right to Die: The Wrongful Living Cause of Action, 75 GEORGETOWN LAW JOURNAL 625 (1987). Consumer Motivation in Trademark and Unfair Competition Law: On the Importance of Source, 31 VILLANOVA LAW REVIEW 1 (1986). The Functions of "Functionality" in Trademark Law, 22 HOUSTON LAW REVIEW 925 (1985) (recipient of Ladas Memorial Award for 1985), reprinted in 76 TRADEMARK REPORTER 308 (1986). Product Simulation and Contributory Trademark Infringement: A Right Suggests a Wrong, 25 ARIZONA LAW REVIEW 601 (1983), reprinted in 1984 Developments 541, and 17 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW REVIEW 177 (1985). Contributory Infringement/Patent Misuse: Metaphysics and Metamorphosis, 44 UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH LAW REVIEW 73 (1982), reprinted in 15 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW REVIEW 155 (1983), excerpted in ROBERT P. MERGES & JANE C. GINSBURG, FOUNDATIONS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 128 (2004) Contributory Infringement in the United States of America: Theory,Application, Developments, 20 INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY (pts. 1-2) 177, 200 (198l), reprinted in 81 PATENT & TRADEMARK REVIEW (pt. 1) 499 (1983), 82 PATENT & TRADEMARK REVIEW (pts. 2-3) 3, 63 (1984). La Contrefacon indirecte aux Etats-Unis d'Amerique: Theorie, application et evolution, 97 LA PROPRIETE INDUSTRIELLE (pts. 1-2) l90, 218 (1981).
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