The Federal Circuit released an announcement today concerning two updates. First, the court announced that its Rules of Practice have been updated to reflect amendments to Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure 35 and 40. Second, the court announced increases to various miscellaneous court fees. Here is the text of today’s announcement.
An updated version of the Federal Circuit Rules of Practice is now available on the court’s website. The update incorporates the December 1, 2020 amendments to Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure 35 and 40, which do not impact the Federal Circuit’s local rules or procedures.
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1913, the Judicial Conference of the United States has approved inflationary increases to various miscellaneous court fees, effective December 1, 2020. An updated fee schedule is available on our website.