This morning, the Federal Circuit released two precedential opinions. In the first opinion, the court affirmed a judgment of the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. In the second, the Federal Circuit affirmed a judgment of the International Trade Commission in a patent case. Here are the introductions to the opinions.

Viterna v. McDonough (Precedential)

Michael R. Viterna appeals a decision of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (“Veterans Court”). The Veterans Court affirmed a Board of Veterans’ Appeals (“Board”) decision affirming the Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) determination that it would not pay Mr. Viterna attorneys’ fees because he was not owed such fees under his agreement with his client. Mr. Viterna argues that the VA does not have the statutory authority to interpret and apply the agreement. We affirm.

FS.com Inc. v. International Trade Commission (Precedential)

FS.com Inc. (FS) appeals from an International Trade Commission final decision determining FS violated 19 U.S.C. § 1337 (Section 337). We affirm.