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Donald R. Dunner

Donald R. Dunner

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Washington, DC, USA

DONALD R. DUNNER is a partner in the Washington, D.C. firm of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, L.L.P., a graduate of Purdue University and Georgetown University Law School, a past President of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, past Chair of the American Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section and a member of the ABA House of Delegates since 2002, a past Chair of the Advisory Committee of the Federal Circuit (1982-92),  served as a member of the PTO Advisory Commission on Patent Law Reform (1991-92), a co-author of Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit:  Practice and Procedure and a past co-author of Patent Law Perspectives, the NJIPL Jefferson Medal recipient for 2004 and was named International Lawyer of the Year 2005 for Patents by Who’s Who Legal, a 2010 Inductee to Intellectual Asset Management magazine’s IP Hall of Fame, and a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a 2004 inductee of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.  In July 2000, the National Law Journal named Mr. Dunner one of the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America.  Mr. Dunner has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers in America®, making him one of a distinguished group of attorneys who have been listed in Best Lawyers® for ten years or longer.  In May 2008, he was listed in Legal Times’ “Greatest Washington Lawyers in the Past 30 Years.”  He was honored in October 2011 with the AIPLA Board of Directors’ Award.  Mr. Dunner was recognized by the George Washington University Law School students as Adjunct Professor of the Year for 2012.  He is the recipient of the 2012 Linn Inn Alliance Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2012 IP Jurisprudence Award of the Hispanic National Bar Association. 


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