Goldstein v. Moatz, et al.

Adam Augustine Carter

Case Conclusion Date:April 15, 2004

Practice Area:Civil Rights

Outcome:Won reversal of District Court at 4th Circuit

Description:The 4th Circuit reversed the District Court on the question of whether Government Officials at the United States Patent and Trademark Office of Enrollment and Discipline were absolutely immune from a declaratory judgment in a Bivens action brought on behalf of a patent lawyer who had been subjected to burdensome requests for information designed to limit his ability to earn a living and represent his clients.