Posts Tagged: appellate advocacy


Mechanics of a Supreme Court Decision to Grant Certiorari

There are two stages of litigation in the Supreme Court.  There’s what’s called the petition stage and the merit stage.  This is a phenomenon that …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 1

Why is the Supreme Court Interested in Patent Cases?

The other thing I think that’s at play here, and maybe it’s the principal reason is a point that I made earlier which is our …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 1

Seth Waxman Discusses Advocacy in the Supreme Court

Waxman on the advantage of not being a “Patent Specialist”: Perhaps paradoxically, it seems to me, the advantage in litigation with respect to esoteric areas of the …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 4

Exclusive with Seth Waxman, Supreme Court Patent Superstar

All of these accomplishments would be more than enough to fill out a lifetime spent in the law, but upon leaving the Department of Justice, Waxman has …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 7

Exclusive Interview: Superstar CAFC Advocate Don Dunner

Don Dunner is a partner with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, and he has argued over 150 cases before the Federal Circuit. Dunner was enormously candid, although …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 3

Interview Sequel Finale: Michel on Appellate Advocacy at CAFC

This is the final installment in my follow-up interview with Chief Judge Paul Michel, who retired from the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 9