Alan David Lourie is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  He joined the court in 1990 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush.
Lourie graduated from Harvard with his Bachelor's Degree in 1956, later graduated from Wisconsin with his Master's degreee in 1958, graduated from Penn with his Ph.D. degree in 1965 and later graduated from Temple Law with his J.D. degree in 1970.
Before entering the law profession, Lourie became as Chemist for Monsato from 1957 to 1959 before becoming a Scientist, Chemist, Patent Agent for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals from 1959 to 1964 before becoming Staff Legal Counsel for SmithKline Beecham Corporation from 1964 to 1990.
Federal judicial career
Lourie was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on January 24, 1990 to a seat vacated by Daniel Friedman as Friedman assumed senior status. Lourie was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 5, 1990 on unanimous consent of the Senate and received commission on April 6, 1990.
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