Biographical information of Gerald H. Bjorge, the Journal's fourteenth Editor in Chief. 

Editor in Chief Bjorge received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University in 1959, his M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University in 1962, and his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School in 1964.[1][2]

From 1964-1973, Bjorge served as a Technical Advisor to Chief Judge Eugene Worley of the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals and in 1973-1983, he was an Associate Solicitor at the Office of the Solicitor of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office ("USPTO"); from 1975-1986, Bjorge served as Editor in Chief of the Journal, and from 1983-1986, he was an Examiner-in-Chief and Member of the Board of Patent Appeals & Interferences at the USPTO.[1]

Starting from 1991, Bjorge also founded the Federal Circuit Bar Journal ("FCBJ") and served as its Editor-in-Chief until 1998 (Volume 8); subsequently, he was credited as Founding Editor from 1998-2006 (Volume 8 to Volume 15), and as Founder from 2006 to present day (Volume 16 and on).[3]

In 1966 he was admitted to the District of Columbia Bar; from 1966-1982 he was admitted to the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals; in 1980, he was admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, and in 1982, he was admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.[1][2]

He has also worked at the law firms of Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg and Keil & Weinkauf in Washington, D.C.[1][3]


[1] LawyerDB

[2] Martindale

[3] Masthead Archive, FCBJ 


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