Pauline Newman

Federal Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Washington, D.C.

Pauline NEWMAN is a judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal

Circuit in Washington, DC. Prior to this appointment, Justice Newman was director

of Patents and Licensing at FMC Corporation in Philadelphia. She was a science

policy specialist at UNESCO, Paris, and a research chemist at the American

Cyanamid Company. Justice Newman has advised various governmental bodies

including the United States Delegation for the Revision of the Paris Convention,

and President Carter’s Domestic Policy Review of Industrial Innovation. She was

director of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Council of the

Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Section of the American Bar Association, the

American Chemical Society, and the American Institute of Chemists. Justice Newman

was president of the Pacific Industrial Property Association, and vice president of

the United States Trademark Association. She has received numerous awards

including the Wilbur Cross Medal of Yale University Graduate School, and the Award

for Outstanding Contributions to International Cooperation from the Pacific Industrial

Property Association. Justice Newman has a Ph.D. in chemistry from Yale University,

and an LL.B. from the New York University School of Law.


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