Nomination of Donald J. Quigg To Be Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks
The President today announced his intention to nominate Donald J. Quigg to be Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, Department of Commerce. He would succeed Gerald Mossinghoff.
Since 1981 Mr. Quigg has been Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Deputy Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks. Previously, he was at Phillips Petroleum Co. as patent counsel (1971-1981); associate patent counsel and chief of the legal branch (1954-1971); senior patent attorney, section chief (1950-1954); and staff patent attorney in 1946-1950.
He graduated from the University of Oklahoma (B.S., 1937) and the University of Missouri (J.D., 1940). He is married, has two children, and resides in Falls Church, VA. He was born April 28, 1916; in Kansas City, MO.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Donald J. Quigg To Be Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260173