Pauline Newman is a Federal Appeals judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  She joined the court in 1984 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan.
Newman graduated from Vassar with her Bachelor's degree in 1947 and later graduated from Columbia-New York with her Master's degree in 1948 and later graduated from Yale with her Doctorate degree in 1952 and later graduated from New York (NYU) Law with her Bachelor of laws degree in 1958.
Newman began her legal career as a research scientist for American Cynamid from 1951 to 1954 and later became a Patent attorney/Staff counsel for FMC Corporation from 1954 to 1984 and while with FMC served as Director of patent, trademark, and licensing department from 1969 to 1984 and became Science policy specialist in the Department of Natural Sciences of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization from 1961 to 1962.
Federal judicial career
Newman was nominated by Ronald Reagan on January 30, 1984 to a seat vacated by Philip Nichols, Jr. as Nichols assumed senior status. Newman was Confirmed by the Senate on February 27, 1984 on a senate vote and received commission on February 28, 1984.
- Judge Newman's Biography from the Federal Judicial Center
- Judge Newman's Biography at the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
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