Here is a report on recent news and commentary related to the Federal Circuit and its cases. Today’s report highlights commentary on the importance of patent marking, an article describing a Federal Circuit decision that may allow federal contractors to purchase more foreign-made parts, and commentary on the Supreme Court’s pending copyright case, Google LLC v. Oracle America, Inc.
This morning the Federal Circuit issued three precedential opinions in an international trade case, a veterans case, and a Merit Systems Protection Board case. The court also issued one nonprecedential opinion in a Merit Systems Protection Board case, two nonprecedential orders in patent cases, and four Rule 36 judgments. Here are the introductions to the opinions, text from the orders, and a list of the Rule 36 judgments.