Vermont Bar Journal
Winter 2007 - #1.
THE VERMONT BAR JOURNAL WINTER 2007
Rudolph J. Anderson
Born April 15, 1924, Rudolph J. Anderson of Stowe died November 12, 2007. Anderson grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and attended the University of Notre Dame, graduating with a Bachelor of Naval Science degree in 1945. He served for a year in the South Pacific and was part of the U.S. occupation forces in Tokyo after the Japanese surrender. He returned to Notre Dame to earn a second degree in Chemical Engineering in 1947. He worked as a patent examiner in the U.S. Patent Office while attending Georgetown University Law School, from which he graduated in 1951. Specializing in patent and trademark law, he was admitted to practice in Virginia, New Jersey, and Vermont, held positions with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, Johnson & Johnson, Merck and Co., and Monsanto. He served as the Director of Patents and Associate General Counsel of Merck and was chair of the Patent and Trademark Section of the American Bar Association. He is survived by his wife, Helen, eight children and their families, and nineteen grandchildren.
John Gilbert Power
Born November 16, 1950, in Baltimore, Maryland, John Gilbert Power of Derby Line died December 11, 2007. After graduating from Swarthmore College in 1973, he earned an MLS from the University of Maryland. He worked for many years in Maryland and Vermont as a librarian until he decided to change careers and earned his law degree at Vermont Law School in 1991. He practiced law in New York for four years, surviving the 1993 bombing at the World Trade Center. After another year of practice in Boston, he returned to Vermont to work as a public...