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Richard Walter Gaugeler 130W Main Street, Shortsville, New York, 14548 917 940 4705 Gaugelerr@gmail.

com Career Goal I am a highly motivated graduate from the University of Johannesburg looking for work in the legal field. I am dedicated to achieving my goals and will start an ywhere in order to make that possible. I completed my LL.B (Legum Baccalaureus) Degree in 2006 and have completed my BSc (Bachelor of Sciences) Degree in 2010. My majors are Chemistry and Biochemistry, with other subjects including Maths, P hysics and Microbiology. I have a years experience in a South African Intellectu al property law firm and want to get back into the industry. Patent law is the f ield in which I would like to specialise. I currently reside in Shortsville, New York and would be willing to relocate throughout the United States of America. Educational Background Baccalaureus Legum (LL.B) from the University of Johannesburg, G.P.A of 3.0. Com pleted in the year of 2006. Bachelor of Science Degree from University of Johannesburg, G.P.A of 3.8. Comple ted in the year of 2010, with majors in Chemistry and Biochemistry. Computer Programming Skills Known Office Package: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Mic rosoft Outlook and Outlook Express Known Operating Systems: Windows9X, Windows2000, Windows ME, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7. Professional Background July 2007 January 2008: Worked as Candidate attorney for Rademeyer Attorneys with the following responsibilities: Dealt with the filing, drafting, maintenance and prosecution of Trademarks, Desi gns and Patents. Worked in litigation, dealing with Pre-Trial work as well as issuing Writs of Ex ecution, drafting Pleas and affidavits. Dealt with many other aspects of South African Law, including Divorce Law and ge neral litigation procedures. 2006: Vacation Work at Bowman Gilfillan Attorneys in Sandton, Gauteng with the following responsibilities: Practical experience in the field in which I would like to specialise, being Int ellectual Property Law. Also learnt how to work in a large firm with many partne rs and a large staff. Worked as an assistant to various partners in different fields of Intellectual P roperty Law. Obtained a good working knowledge of Trademark law as well as Patent law includi ng filling procedures, prosecution and drafting claims. Professional Accomplishment I was responsible for registration and prosecution of McCroft Intellectual Prope rty Trademarks whilst working at Rademeyer Attorneys. McCroft Intellectual Prope rty is the Intellectual property division of McCroft Tobacco Holdings. My duties involved the registration of the Trademarks of the various brands of cigarettes (including artwork, special fonts and colours), as well as their prosecution an d any other filling and maintenance duties required. I performed these tasks wit hin the borders of South Africa and also managed the fillings of the Trademarks in over 20 other countries by dealing with partners abroad and following foreign filling requirements. Additional Professional Background January 2007 - June 2007: Worked in call centre for Discovery Medical aid (Desti ny Health) in Sandton, Gauteng. 2004 - 2006: Worked as promotional personal for Zinto Marketing in and around Jo hannesburg, Gauteng. 2002 - 2004: Worked as waiter and bar tender for News Cafe bar, Bedfordview and

Boksburg, Gauteng.