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BUSINESS Founder and president of SEARCHLINE, Inc. 1968-present.

SEARCHLINE offers full service to inventors; specializes in patents, trademarks, copyrights, and product liability; and provides technical searches with critical evaluation, development, and consulting. For past clients, facilitates patenting, marketing and licensing.

Continental Can Company 1965-67, Senior Scientist in:: protective coatings and lubricant development,


Presented at oral and poster sessions, SEARCHLINE, Inc.: Assistance to Independent Inventors in the Innovation Process, at the 228th Society National American Chemical Meeting, August, 22-26, 2004 at both oral and poster sessions.

Selected for inclusion in Who's Who of American Inventors, 1998-99 edition

Selected for inclusion in American Men and Women of Science, 1998 edition

Selected for inclusion in American Directory of Who’s Who in Executives and Business 97-98 edition

Workshop moderator, Estimating the value of your invention, presented at National Innovation Workshop, Urbana, Illinois, 1997

Elected to International Who’s Who of Professionals, 1997

Presented On-line Information For Licensing Professionals: Pros and Cons to the Chicago Chapter, Licensing Executives Society, 1997

Invited speaker, National Innovation Workshop, Dayton, 1995

Inducted for 95-96 edition: Strathmore's Who's Who Registry of Business Leaders.

Selected for inclusion in Who's Who in Technology, June 1995

Elected to Who's Who in Leading American Executives, 1993

As Organic Topical Group Chairman of the American Chemical Society, Chicago Section, invited a speaker who was later awarded Nobel prizes in chemistry.

Awarded five research grants.

Called upon to judge papers in Environmental Chemistry at Boston 2010 240th American Chemical Society.

Selected to judge papers in Environmental Engineering at 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting August 19, 23, 2012.


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES American Chemical Society, (Chairman Organic Topical Group, Chicago Section, 1970-74)

Sigma Pi Sigma (National Physics Honor Society)

American Medical Association (affiliate)

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Association of Independent Information Professionals

Specialty Equipment Marketing Association, 2004


RESEARCH PROJECTS Published and unpublished scientific research projects include a patent and over 30 technical papers, 2 Patents, Bachelor’s and Master’s theses and Ph.D. dissertation
TEACHING EXPERIENCE Eight years college-level chemistry: Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057., 1957-59; University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 1963- 65; Benedictine University, Lisle, IL 60532, 1965-66; Kennedy-King College, Chicago, IL 60621,1968-71; Rosary College, River Forest, IL 60305, 1982
SEMINARS Attends approximately 4seminars annually to maintain searching and technical expertise.
EDUCATION Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL 60616-3793, 1981

M.S. in Chemistry, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057,. 1961, Biochemistry major

B.S. in Chemistry, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, New York 13214 , 1957


November 2005


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