Everett G. Diederiks, Jr. received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1984 from Manhattan College where he was inducted into the Mechanical Engineering Honor Society. After serving as a Patent Examiner in the United States Patent and Trademark Office for over four years, Mr. Diederiks became a registered patent agent and law clerk at a Washington, D.C. area firm where he remained as an associate after obtaining his Juris Doctorate from George Mason University and becoming licensed to practice law in Virginia in 1992. He established a law firm bearing his name in 1996 which developed into the firm of Diederiks & Whitelaw, PLC.
United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1989 Virginia State Bar, 1992 Supreme Court of Virginia, 1992 Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1993 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1993 United States District Court – Eastern District of Virginia, 2004
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