Questionnaire for Scientific Evidence and Expert Testimony: Patent Litigation - Fall 2006                           rjm 9/19/06 rev 091906 5:30 pm



GRAD STUDENTS ONLY

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First Name (not necessarily your legal name, but rather the name you wish to be called
in the seminar if we use first names)

Last Name

Some of this information already appears on your Consent Form, I know.  I am sorry you have to enter it again,
but it will be helpful for me to have it in a standard electronic format.

Pronunciation of your first and last names (if not obvious)
 ("Rhymes with" for a syllable or group of syllables always helps. Indicating the emphasized syllable by ALL CAPS is good, too.)
 

Department Year  You Began Graduate Studies

Undergraduate School Year of Graduation

Undergraduate Major(s)

Other Degree(s) (degree, field, institution, year)

Your Science and Other Work Experience
Please provide details concerning your post-college work experience, in science or otherwise,
OTHER THAN working for your undergraduate or graduate school advisers.
Please start with the most recent employer first.  If you have had more than 3 such employers, 
please use the big box to tell me generally about the others. 

    Name of most recent (or only) employer.
    City    
    Dates with this Employer: From To
    Science Job - same field as  grad studies Science Job - different field from grad studies Other
    If you checked "other," please give details about type of employment.   Give details about science jobs, too, if you want to.


    Name of 2nd most recent employer.
    City    
    Dates with this Employer: From To
    Science Job - same field as  grad studies Science Job - different field from grad studies Other
    If you checked "other," please give details about type of employment.   Give details about science jobs, too, if you want to.



    Name of 3rd most recent employer.
    City    
    Dates with this Employer: From To
    Science Job - same field as  grad studies Science Job - different field from grad studies Other
    If you checked "other," please give details about type of employment.   Give details about science jobs, too,  if you want to.



    If you had more than 3 employers, please use this box to tell me generally about the others.


  Optional Questions

I assume that everyone has been either in school or working during every academic year since at least age 15.
If that is not correct in your case, what else have you done and when and where did you do it?

Who is your favorite scientist and why? (Define "favorite" any  way you want.)



Has your understanding of the law -- what lawyers do, how courts operate, how trials proceed, etc. --
been shaped significantly by television, movies, plays or books?  Yes No
If yes, please name from one to five of such influences. 
If no, explain the sources, if any, of your knowledge of the law.


What unassigned book did you last read, and when did you finish it?

For whom would you rather serve as an expert:
  A patent owner Someone accused of infringing Either (or no opinion).