Federal Circuit Announcement

Yesterday the Federal Circuit released two notices. One announced the court would be closed yesterday due to inclement weather, while the other announced the court would open today on time. Here is the text of the notices.

Operating Status for January 16, 2024

Due to inclement weather, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is closed to the public on January 16, 2024. Electronic case filing remains available through CM/ECF, and electronic filing deadlines remain in effect. Paper filings due on January 16, 2024, will be deemed as timely filed if received by the next day the court is open to the public. The Clerk’s Office will continue to provide services by telephone and email. Telework-ready employees should follow the court’s policies.

Operating Status for January 17, 2024

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will open on time on January 17, 2024.  Unscheduled leave and telecommuting are authorized as approved by supervisors. Chambers staff should follow the policy of their respective judges.