This morning the Federal Circuit issued three nonprecedential opinions in patent cases appealed from the Western District of Wisconsin, the Central District of California, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, respectively. The court also issued seven nonprecedential orders this morning and late yesterday. One grants a motion to transfer venue; two deny motions to transfer venue; two dismiss cases for lack of jurisdiction; and two grant voluntary dismissals. Here are the introductions to the opinions and orders.
Here is a report on recent news and commentary related to the Federal Circuit and its cases. Today’s report highlights a call by the Federal Circuit for the U.S. Patent and Trademark office to comment on the scope and effect of Arthrex, a comment on implied patent licenses, and a report that Apple has another shot at invalidating claims of a patent it has been accused of infringing.
This morning the Federal Circuit issued one precedential opinion in a patent case, one precedential opinion in an ITC case, one nonprecedential opinion in a Merit Systems Protection Board case, one nonprecedential opinion in a government contract case, one nonprecedential opinion in a veterans case, and three Rule 36 judgments. Here are the introductions to the opinions and a list of the Rule 36 judgments.