Thomas Goldstein

Thomas Goldstein

Thomas Goldstein is an appellate advocate, best known as one of the nation’s most experienced Supreme Court practitioners having argued 38 cases. He has been counsel on more successful petitions for certiorari over the past decade than any other lawyer in private practice. Tom is also the co-founder and publisher of SCOTUSblog. Tom’s recognitions include being named by the National Law Journal as one of the nation’s 40 most influential lawyers of the decade and (in both 2006 and 2013) one of the nation’s 100 most influential attorneys. Tom is also the co-founder and publisher of SCOTUSblog – a web-site devoted to comprehensive coverage of the Court – which is the only weblog ever to receive the Peabody Award.


Posts by Thomas Goldstein


Is the USPTO’s IPR Process Constitutional?

I represent MCM Portfolio LLC, which is seeking Supreme Court review of a recent decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upholding …
By Thomas Goldstein
4 years ago 51

Will the Supreme Court consider a CAFC penchant for setting aside patent jury verdicts?

We along with several other attorneys represent ParkerVision, the plaintiff, which secured a $173 million infringement verdict that the courts subsequently threw out based on their own assessment …

Ariosa v. Sequenom: Dire consequences for biomedicine require rehearing en banc by CAFC

The panel decision in this case reads recent Supreme Court precedent to create an existential threat to patent protection for an array of meritorious inventions. It avowedly …
By Thomas Goldstein
4 years ago 4