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Goldstein v. Moatz, et al.

Case Conclusion Date: 04.15.2004

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.

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