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On Friday, the Federal Circuit announced that it intends to sit in the Philadelphia area as part of its November 2022 session. Here is the full text of the announcement.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is pleased to announce that it is sitting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as part of its November 2022 session. The Federal Circuit will also hold its regular session in Washington, D.C. Panels of the court will hear arguments at the following Philadelphia-area law schools and the federal courthouse.

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

  • Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
  • Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

  • University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
  • Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law

Thursday, November 3, 2022

  • James A. Byrne United States Courthouse

The cases scheduled for the November 2022 session will be posted on the court’s website once finalized.

The Federal Circuit regularly hears arguments outside of Washington, D.C. as part of its nationwide jurisdiction and statutory requirement to provide “reasonable opportunities to citizens to appear before the court.” The Federal Circuit has held sessions in Chicago, Illinois; New York City, New York; Los Angeles, California; Boston, Massachusetts; Baltimore, Maryland; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; and Wilmington, Delaware.

For additional information, please contact the Clerk’s Office at 202-275-8035.