Here is a report on recent news and commentary related to the Federal Circuit and its cases. Today’s report highlights:
- two articles discussing a district judge’s urging for Judge Newman and her colleagues to use mediation to resolve their dispute related to her fitness to serve as a judge;
- a blog post featuring comments by former Federal Circuit Chief Judge Paul Michel on the potential impact of the recently introduced Patent Eligibility Restoration Act; and
- a blog post discussing the Federal Circuit’s recent grant of a petition for rehearing en banc in a design patent case addressing obviousness.