with heavy hearts that we announce that our colleague and friend, George
Rauchfuss, has passed away after a long illness. George was an accomplished
patent attorney and practiced for nearly 45 years. George served as a Patent
Examiner in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He later became Patent Counsel
with Mobay Chemical Company and then Senior Patent Attorney at Richardson-Vicks,
Inc. After leaving Richardson-Vicks, George joined Parmelee, Bollinger LLP as a
partner before joining Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP as of counsel in
George received a BS
in Chemical Engineering from his beloved Pennsylvania State University. He
subsequently received his Juris Doctorate from The Washington College of Law at
American University. He was affiliated with a number of law organizations,
charitable groups and a sponsor of the US Rowing Association.
As a Penn State alum George was loyal to the Nittany Lions football team and was
a regular at all of their home games. He was a sincere and devoted family man
and he was a great influence on us all in the way he handled his professional
career and his personal life.