Opinions

Today’s Opinions – June 3, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit issued one nonprecedential opinion in a tax case, two nonprecedential opinions in patents cases, and one nonprecedential opinion in a veterans case. The court also issued two Rule 36 judgments. Here are the introductions to the opinions and a list of the Rule 36 judgments.

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En Banc Activity / Petitions

Recent En Banc Activity

Here is an update on recent en banc activity at the Federal Circuit. Highlights include a new petition filed in a case raising a question related to jurisdiction over an appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board; a dismissal agreement in a case raising questions related to vitiation; and the denial of petitions in three cases raising questions related to prosecution history estoppel and the Appointments Clause. Here are the details.

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Opinions

Today’s Opinions – June 2, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit issued one precedential opinion in a government contracts case, two nonprecedential opinions in veterans cases, and one Rule 36 judgment. Here are the introductions to the opinions and the Rule 36 judgment.

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News

Recent News on the Federal Circuit

Here’s the latest.

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Opinions

Today’s Opinions – June 1, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit issued one nonprecedential opinion in a Merit Systems Protection Board case and one Rule 36 judgment. Here is the text of the opinion and the Rule 36 judgment.

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Court Week

Court Week – What You Need to Know

This week and next Monday the Federal Circuit will convene 14 panels to consider about 67 cases. This month, like last month, the court will hear all of its oral arguments telephonically given the coronavirus pandemic. Moreover, the court will hear fewer oral arguments than normal, with only about 35 cases being argued this month. Of the argued cases, only two related cases attracted amicus briefs.

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Opinions

Today’s Opinions – May 29, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit issued three precedential opinions: one in a government contracts case, one in a takings case, and one in a tax case. The court also issued one precedential order in a government contracts case, as well as two nonprecedential opinions: one in a Merit Systems Protection Board case and one in a patent case. Here are the introductions to the opinions and text from the order.

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News

Recent News on the Federal Circuit

Here’s the latest.

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Opinions

Today’s Opinions – May 28, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit issued one nonprecedential order in a patent case vacating the court’s judgment and dismissing the appeal for lack of appellate jurisdiction. Here is text from the order.

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Supreme Court Activity

Recent Supreme Court Activity

This post summarizes the recent activity at the Supreme Court in cases decided by the Federal Circuit.

Here are the details.

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