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Federal Circuit Announces Continued Extension of Access Restrictions for the National Courts Building

Today the Federal Circuit and the Court of Federal Claims issued a joint order extending limitations on access to the Federal Courts Building until January 21, 2021. The Federal Circuit also issued a notice with additional information related to the order. Here is the text from the court’s notice.

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Opinions

Opinions & Orders – November 20, 2020

This morning, the Federal Circuit issued a nonprecedential order and a modified precedential opinion in a patent case as well as a nonprecedential opinion in a veterans case. The Federal Circuit also issued two nonprecedential errata. Here are the introductions of the opinions, the text of the order, and the text of the errata.

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Opinions

Opinions & Orders – November 19, 2020

This morning, the Federal Circuit issued three new opinions: two precedential opinions in patent cases and one nonprecedential opinion in another patent case. Here are the introductions to the opinions.

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Opinions

Opinions & Orders – November 18, 2020

This morning, the Federal Circuit issued a nonprecedential errata. Here is the text of the errata.

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En Banc Activity

Recent En Banc Activity

Here is an update on recent en banc activity at the Federal Circuit. Highlights include a new petition filed in a patent case raising questions related to intervention in inter partes review proceedings; a new response to a petition raising questions related to anticipation of patent claims; the denial of a petition raising questions related to claim preclusion; and the denial of a petition in a pro se case. Here are the details.

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Opinions

Opinions & Orders – November 17, 2020

This morning, the Federal Circuit issued one precedential opinion in a patent case and one nonprecedential opinion in a patent case. Additionally, the court issued one Rule 36 judgment. Here are the introductions to the opinions and a link to the Rule 36 judgment.

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Opinions

Opinions & Orders – November 16, 2020

The Federal Circuit did not publish any opinions or orders this morning.

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Opinions

Opinions & Orders – November 13, 2020

This morning, the Federal Circuit issued a precedential opinion in a patent case explaining the difference between waiver and forfeiture. Here is the introduction to the opinion.

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Opinions

Opinions & Orders – November 12, 2020

The Federal Circuit did not publish any new opinions or orders this morning.

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Opinions

Opinions & Orders – November 11, 2020

The Federal Circuit did not publish any opinions or orders this morning.

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