Mr. Scoolidge is well-versed in jury trial practice and federal court hearing practice.
Mr. Scoolidge has examined witnesses at trial. Mr. Scoolidge conducted the examination of multiple witnesses in the firm's defense victory on behalf of Barnes & Noble, Inc. in a patent infringement case in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division. Mr. Scoolidge has also argued claim construction and other evidentiary hearings in federal court.
Mr. Scoolidge's appreciation of trial and courtroom work is not just a function of his advocacy, but also of his experience as a law clerk for the Honorable Roslynn R. Mauskopf at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
"Simplicity and brevity are often forgotten in the courtroom," says Mr. Scoolidge. "Embracing each enhances the opportunity to communicate, and ultimately prevail, before a judge or jury."
Mr. Scoolidge has also enjoyed pre-trial success in the courtroom, including arguing for and obtaining a temporary restraining order in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee on behalf of SPX Corporation.
As an appellate advocate, Mr. Scoolidge was part of a team that recently prevailed at the Federal Circuit by reversing a jury's verdict of no invalidity.
Mr. Scoolidge is also a frequent author, recently publishing Patent Pilot Program Could Cut Litigation Costs in Corporate Counsel.
Mr. Scoolidge was previously an associate with Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP in New York, New York.
In March 2014, Peter was named to the 2014 edition of Super Lawyers as a Rising Star. This list honors attorneys who are under 40 years old and who have been practicing for under 10 years.
Brooklyn Law School
J.D., cum laude 2008
B.A., cum laude 2004
District of Columbia
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York