Richard Linn

Personal

Birthday: 
1944
Birthplace: 
Brooklyn, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Patent examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1965-1968
Private practice, 1969-1971, 1972-1999
Patent advisor, Office of Naval Research, Naval Air Systems Command, 1971-1972
Adjunct professor of law, George Washington University Law School, 2001-2003

Education

Name of School: 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Degree: 
B.E.E.
Degree Year: 
1965
Name of School - Second: 

Georgetown University Law Center

The Law Center provides a world of opportunities. We offer more courses and more seminars on domestic and international topics than any other law school in the country. Our program in clinical education, ranked among the best in the nation, offers a wide range of legal assistance to needy members of our community - including domestic abuse and child cases, political asylum cases, and environmental justice. Our location puts us within walking distance of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Department of Justice.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1969

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Court Name: 

Federal Circuit Appeals Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/22/1999
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/31/2012
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