George A. Garvey (1927 - 2013)


Mr. Garvey was born in Washington, D.C., on June 22, 1927. He was admitted to practice law in the State of Maryland and District of Columbia (1956), and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (1956), the U.S. Supreme Court (1960), the Commonwealth of Virginia (1969-Admission Limited to Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Unfair Competition Causes only), and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1982). Mr. Garvey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics (1949) and Juris Doctor degree (1956) from Georgetown University. Mr. Garvey was an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law School (1967-1970), where he taught intellectual property law.

Mr. Garvey was a partner with his father, Bernard F. Garvey, in the firm of Garvey and Garvey in Washington, D.C., from 1956 through 1965, at which time, the firm was merged with Shlesinger, Shlesinger and Arkwright to form the present firm.

Mr. Garvey was a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity.

Mr. Garvey passed away in 2013.