Paul R. Michel

Hon. Paul R. Michel

U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit (ret.)

Nominated by Ronald Reagan on December 19, 1987, to a seat vacated by Phillip Benjamin Baldwin; Confirmed by the Senate on February 29, 1988, and received commission on March 4, 1988. Served as chief judge, 2004-2010. Service terminated on May 31, 2010, due to retirement.



  • Williams College, A.B., 1963
  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1966
Deep Dive Episode 142 – The United States-China Relationship and Intellectual Property

Deep Dive Episode 142 – The United States-China Relationship and Intellectual Property

A Regulatory Transparency Project Teleforum

Recent disputes between the United States and China have focused on trade, but perhaps the...

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Administrative Cancellation of Patents: Regulatory Overreach at the Patent Office?

Sixth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference

The Sixth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, April 17 at the...

Administrative Cancellation of Patents: Regulatory Overreach at the Patent Office?

Sixth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference

The Sixth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, April 17 at the...