Benjamin Robbins Curtis — The only patent attorney to serve on the US Supreme Court. He dissent in Dred Scott and resigned in the aftermath.
His brother, George Ticknor Curtis was the more famous patent attorney — author of "Curtis on Patents" (1st ed. 1849). pic.twitter.com/y4xWpvg5GB
— Dennis Crouch (@patentlyo) July 14, 2020