Advancing the Vaccine Law Dialogue

Pre-conference: September 13 Washington, D.C.

Hon. Pauline Newman

Hon. Pauline Newman

Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


Pauline Newman was appointed by President Ronald W. Reagan in 1984.  From 1969 to 1984, Judge Newman served as Director, Patent, Trademark and Licensing Department, FMC Corporation, and as house counsel from 1954.  She worked as a research scientist at the American Cyanamid Company from 1951 to 1954.  From 1961 to 1962, she worked for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as a science policy specialist.  She served on the Domestic Policy Review of Industrial Innovation from 1978 to 1979, on the State Department Advisory Committee on International Intellectual Property from 1974 to 1984, and from 1982 to 1984 as Special Adviser to the United States Delegation to the Diplomatic Conference on the Revision of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property.  She served as Distinguished Professor of Law at the George Mason University School of Law.  Judge Newman received a B.A. from Vassar College in 1947, an M.A. from Columbia University in 1948, a Ph.D. from Yale University in 1952, and an LL.B. from New York University School of Law in 1958.