- Education: Clemson University; University of South Carolina (B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1958); George Washington University; University of South Carolina (LL.B., 1965).
- Admission: South Carolina; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; Federal Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court of South Carolina; Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Civic and Community Service: Permanent member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference; Blue Ribbon Committee on South Carolina Intellectual Property Law; American Bar Association; Carolina Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Association (Former President).
- Honors: AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell; selected for The Best Lawyers in America annually since 1991.
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