This morning and late yesterday the Federal Circuit released one precedential opinion, two nonprecedential opinions, and three orders dismissing appeals. In the precedential opinion, the court affirmed a judgment of the Merit Systems Protection Board. In the first nonprecedential opinion, the court affirmed a judgment in a patent case appealed from Southern District of Texas that was dismissed for failure to state a claim. In the second nonprecedential opinion, the Federal Circuit affirmed a judgment in a patent case appealed from the Patent and Trademark Office. Here are the introductions to the opinions and link to the dismissals.
Kluge v. Department of Homeland Security (Precedential)
John Kluge appeals from decisions of the Merit Systems Protection Board denying class certification, dismissing the Office of Personnel Management as a respondent, and finding that his former employer, the Department of Homeland Security, owed him differential pay in the amount of $274.37 plus interest under 5 U.S.C. § 5538. We affirm.
Bondyopadhyay v. United States (Nonprecedential)
Dr. Probir K. Bondyopadhyay appeals a decision of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas dismissing his complaint for failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted. For the following reasons, we affirm.
M2M Solutions LLC v. Amazon.com, Inc. (Nonprecedential)
M2M Solutions LLC (“M2M”) appeals from two final written decisions of the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“the Board”) finding claims 1–30 of U.S. Patent 9,961,477 (“the ’477 patent”) and claims 1–30 of U.S. Patent 10,038,989 (“the ’989 patent”) unpatentable as obvious under 35 U.S.C. § 103. For the reasons provided below, we affirm.