Hon. Scott R. Boalick

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Alexandria, VA

Deputy Chief Judge Boalick was appointed as an Administrative Patent Judge in April 2007. Prior to his appointment to the Board, Deputy Chief Judge Boalick served as a patent attorney with the Department of the Navy at two different laboratories. Before that he served as an associate at the law firm of Fish & Richardson. Prior to entering private practice, Deputy Chief Judge Boalick served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Alvin A. Schall of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Deputy Chief Judge Boalick earned a law degree, magna cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center where he was a Notes and Comments Editor of The Georgetown Law Journal, and received the Leon Robbin Patent Award. He earned both a M.S.E. degree in Systems Engineering and a B.S.E. degree in Electrical Engineering, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.