Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 1958-62, B.S.E.E., Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 1968; M.A. in economics, graduate studies; Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1967, J.D.; Registered Patent Attorney, 1963; admitted to DC Bar, U.S. District Court for DC, U.S. Court of Appeals for DC, 1968; CT State Bar, 1969; U.S. Supreme Court, 1971; MA State Bar 2014 – Nominated for appointment to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on January 7, 1997 by President William Jefferson Clinton (D), confirmed by Senate July 31, 1997, and entered service September 12, 1997. Retired on June 30, 2012. Senior Counsel at WilmerHale 2013 to present.