Petitions / Supreme Court Activity

Recent Supreme Court Activity

This post summarizes recent activity at the Supreme Court in cases decided by the Federal Circuit.

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Petitions / Supreme Court Activity

Recent Supreme Court Activity

This post summarizes recent activity at the Supreme Court in cases decided by the Federal Circuit.

Here are the details.

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Petitions / Supreme Court Activity

Recent Supreme Court Activity

This post summarizes recent activity at the Supreme Court in cases decided by the Federal Circuit.

Here are the details.

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Supreme Court Activity

Recent Supreme Court Activity

This post summarizes recent activity at the Supreme Court in cases decided by the Federal Circuit.

Here are the details.

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Supreme Court Activity

Recent Supreme Court Activity

This post summarizes recent activity at the Supreme Court in cases decided by the Federal Circuit.

Here are the details.

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News

Recent News on the Federal Circuit

Here is a report on recent news and commentary related to the Federal Circuit and its cases. Today’s report highlights an article about the Supreme Court’s rejection of Apple’s petition for certiorari in one of its cases against VirnetX, a comment on the Federal Circuit’s treatment of “consisting essentially of” language in patent claims, and an article discussing the Federal Circuit’s rejection of an en banc petition in a case vacated in light of Arthrex.

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Opinions

Today’s Opinions – February 25, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit issued one precedential order denying en banc rehearing in a patent case, as well as one nonprecedential opinion in another patent case. Both included dissents. Here is the text of the order and the introduction to the opinion along with language from the dissents.

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En Banc Activity / Petitions

Recent En Banc Activity

Here is an update on recent en banc activity at the Federal Circuit in patent cases. Highlights include two new petitions raising questions related to waiver of the prevailing arguments made in Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc., non-obviousness, and argument-type prosecution history estoppel, two letters filed by the government in response to arguments related to Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc., two amicus briefs in Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc. itself, and the denial of four petitions. We have the details.

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Opinions

Today’s Opinions – December 11, 2019

This morning the Federal Circuit issued a nonprecedential opinion in a veterans case, a precedential order denying panel rehearing and another precedential order in the same case denying en banc rehearing, and four Rule 36 judgments. Here are the introductions to the opinions and orders and a list of the Rule 36 judgments.

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En Banc Activity / Petitions

Recent En Banc Activity

Here is an update on recent en banc activity at the Federal Circuit in patent cases. Highlights include two new petitions (on whether Arthrex should be applied to cases pending on appeal at the time it was decided, and whether the PTAB must consider arguments not made or adopted by examiners), an amicus brief, and three denials of petitions. Here are the details.

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