Hon. Scott R. Boalick
Deputy Chief Judge Boalick was appointed as an Administrative Patent Judge in April 2007. Prior to his appointment to the Board, Deputy Chief Judge Boalick served as a patent attorney with the Department of the Navy at two different laboratories. Before that he served as an associate at the law firm of Fish & Richardson. Prior to entering private practice, Deputy Chief Judge Boalick served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Alvin A. Schall of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Deputy Chief Judge Boalick earned a law degree, magna cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center where he was a Notes and Comments Editor of The Georgetown Law Journal, and received the Leon Robbin Patent Award. He earned both a M.S.E. degree in Systems Engineering and a B.S.E. degree in Electrical Engineering, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.