Roger M. Masson

Mr. Masson received his J.D. degree from DePaul University College of Law in June 2004. He received his B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University in 1991.



Admitted: Illinois; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Selected Publications and Presentations: "Development of an Ex-Situ SVE Process for Removal of Trichloroethylene from Acid Tar", Nichols, T., Masson, R. M., Perl, J. P., AIChE Paper 107c, Presented at the 1999 Spring National Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Houston, Texas, March 14-18, 1999.

Honors & Awards: CALI Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law I and Evidence, Dean's List

Law School Activities: Intellectual Property Law Society, Webmaster and Digest Editor, 2002-2003; Research Assistant to Katherine Strandburg, Summer 2003; Research Assistant to Jerold A. Friedland, Fall 2002.

Legal Experience: Experience encompasses patent and trademark areas including assisting in prosecution and litigation. As an extern, drafted two summary judgment and one reconsideration opinion for window patent case. Drafted jukebox patent application and worked on response to trademark office action resulting in the trademark's publication for opposition.

Technical Experience: During his undergraduate studies, Mr. Masson was in co-op programs at 3M and Exxon working in research and development, quality control, and environmental compliance. After college, he worked as an engineer in various capacities at two engineering firms. Accomplishments include management of a cleanup at a state Superfund site, design of several cleanup systems, and obtaining approval for production of two new chemicals from USEPA.

Bar Associations: American Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association; Chicago Bar Association.

Mr. Masson is fluent in French.