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B.S. Chemistry - Auburn University (1974)
M. S. Electrical Engineering - California State University Long Beach (1990)
M.S. Chemical Engineering - Georgia Institute of Technology (1977)
J.D. - University of Houston School of Law (1983)
M.B.A. - University of Oklahoma (1985)
LL.M. - Taxation - University of San Diego School of Law (1997)
Supreme Courts of California, Arizona, Texas and Nevada
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal, Fifth and Ninth Circuits
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Internal Revenue Service
FCC Commercial & Amateur Radio Licenses
Internal Revenue Service Special Enrollment
California Department of Real Estate - Broker
Certified by State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization: Taxation
Prepared and prosecuted more than 100 patents, in the electrical & chemical technologies; specialty areas include optics, fiber optics, electromagnetics, cryogenics, natural gas processing and computers, as well as extensive trademark and copyright preparation and prosecution. Representative patents include: Chemical: 4,957,634; 4,851,077; Electrical: 4,876,892; 4,833,351; 4,837,525; Mechanical: 4,879,895; 4,906,199; and Optical: 4,919,512; 4,898,468. Personal patent No. 6,286,238.
Serial No. Patent No. Appeal Filed
08/045,987 (N/A-Won)(Applicant died before Favorable Appeal Decision)
08/455,900 5,878,448 1/21/1997
09/678,635 6,863,111 9/12/2002
09/541,188 6,732,475 10/18/2002
09/861,397 6,758,257 1/5/2004
09/903,315 (N/A-Lost) 5/30/2003
10/165,805 7,351,244 9/7/2006
10/423,674 7,748,164 8/30/2007
29/057,491 D407,995 12/15/1997
29/080,055 D449,947 8/24/1999
Associate counsel in patent matters, and litigation in state court pertaining to trade secrets; Judge pro tem, Long Beach Municipal Court; Superior Court Mediation program, Long Beach; Attorney-Client fee Dispute Arbitrator, Long Beach Bar Association; Patent Panel, American Arbitration Association.
Former Adjunct Law Professor, Golden Gate University School of Law, LL.M. Taxation Program - Teaching Tax, including Intellectual Property Taxation. Georgia Institute of Technology - previously taught heat and mass transfer laboratories, and analog and digital computer laboratory. Intellectual Property & Taxation Seminars at various locations.
Current Member: State bars of California, Texas, Arizona and Nevada; Confirmed to succeed as Chair of the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization (2014-2015) as part of the at-large member term of (2011-2015); Fellow, National Tax Practice Institute; Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association (2011-2014); Past Member: Member & Chair (2010-11) of the California Bar Taxation Advisory Committee of the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization (2006-2011);Southern California Bankruptcy Inn of Court (2011-2012); Long Beach Bar Association, (Board of Governors, 1994-95); Orange County Bar Association, Taxation Section, (Co-Chair Technology Law Section 1996); National and California Society of Enrolled Agents (Orange Co. Chapter President 2003-2004); Registered Parliamentarian - National Association of Parliamentarians; Business Management Committee of SEMA member (1997-98); CA Bar: CEB committee of (1999-2000); Taxation Section Executive Committee (2002-2005); Income & Other Tax subcommittee (Chair 2000-2002); Special Master, California State Bar Association for Search Warrants under Penal Code §1524 (2001-2002).
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Public Counsel (610 South Ardmore Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90005) Bankruptcy Help Desk & Clinic
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7/2006 Present; Harrington & Harrington, Long Beach;
High Tech Patent & Tax Law Practitioner: Continue to advise and work with clients on intellectual property and taxation matters, prepare high technology patent, trademark and copyright applications and legal research. Assist clients in setting up a technology business to take advantage of tax provisions. Technical areas include electronics, optics, microwave, chemical and mechanical.
3/1996-6/2006: Curtis L. Harrington & Associates, Long
High Tech Patent Attorney & Intellectual Property & Taxation Attorney: Advise and work with clients on intellectual property and taxation matters, prepare high technology patent, trademark and copyright applications and legal research. Assist clients in setting up a technology business to take advantage of tax provisions. Technical areas include electronics, optics, microwave, chemical and mechanical.
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