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The President today announced his intention to nominate James Edward Denny, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks at the Department of Commerce. He would succeed Rene Desloge Tegtmeyer.
Since 1989, Mr. Denny has served as Acting Assistant Commissioner for Patents at the Department of Commerce. Prior to this he served as Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Patents, 1983 - 1989.
Mr. Denny graduated from Johns Hopkins University (B.S., 1955) and George Washington University Law School (LL.B., 1961). Mr. Denny served in the II Signal Corps of the U.S. Army, 1956. He was born June 2, 1933, in Charles Town, WV. Mr. Denny is married, has six children, and resides in Gaithersburg, MD.