AIPPI Award of Merit† August 8, 2012
Jeremiah D. McAuliffe, a senior partner in the law firm of Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson specializing in trademark and copyright law, died August 8, 2012 at the age of 90.
Born in Chicago, IL October 1, 1921. Graduated from Northwestern University 1943 and Northwestern University School of Law 1948. Commissioned Ensign in the United States Navy in August 1943 and served on board USS Bates (DE68) in the North Atlantic. Served as Executive Officer on board USS PC 483 and Commanding Officer on board USS PCE 870 in the Pacific Theatre. He continued to serve in the United States Naval Reserve and retired as Commander.
He was associated with the law firm of Rogers & Woodson (now known as Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson) in 1952 specializing in trademark and copyright law with an emphasis on international rights. He was a member of the Chicago Bar Association (Member of Board of managers 1970 – 72), Illinois State, American, Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago, and the Seventh Circuit Bar Association; Economic Law and Legal Clubs of Chicago. Member International Trademark Association (Member of Board of Directors; 1973 Award of Merit). Chairman of International Trademark Committee (1974). Served as a Member of U.S. Delegation to UNCTAD Conference on Role of Industrial Property System and Transfer of Technology 1977. Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriete Industrielle (Vice President 1979; President 1983 – 1989 U.S. Group) Award of Merit Vienna 1997. Founding Member, Treasurer (1964-1979) and Member of Honor Asociacion Inter-Americana De La Propiedad Industrial. Mr. McAuliffe was a long time resident of Glencoe and active in Village affairs serving as Chairman of the General Caucus (1969- 1973) member of the Glencoe Plan Commission and served as Village Trustee 1969 to 1973.