Professor Randall R Rader

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    Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)
    Formerly Chief Judge of US Court of Appeals, United States


Randall R Radar was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in 1990 and assumed the duties of Chief Judge in 2010. He was appointed to the United States Claims Court in 1988. Before appointment to the Court of Federal Claims, he served as Minority and Majority Chief Counsel to subcommittees of the US Senate Committee on the Judiciary. From 1975-1980 he served as Counsel in the House of Representatives for representatives serving on the Interior, Appropriations, and Ways and Means Committees. He stepped down from the Chief Judge position and retired from the bench in 2014.

He has taught courses on patent law and other advanced intellectual property courses at the George Washington University, University of Virginia, Georgetown University, the Munich Intellectual Property Centre and other universities in Tokyo, Taipei, New Delhi and Beijing.


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