En Banc Activity / Petitions

Here is an update on recent en banc activity at the Federal Circuit in patent cases. The court denied two petitions for rehearing raising questions related to the Federal Vacancies Reform Act, grounds for inter partes review, and the ability of a Federal Circuit panel to nullify or render advisory an earlier judgment of the court. Here are the details.

En Banc Petitions

New Denials

Since our last update, the Federal Circuit has denied the petitions in the following cases: