Here is an update on recent en banc activity at the Federal Circuit in patent cases. Highlights include four new petitions, responses to petitions in two cases (including three responses in Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc.), and the denial of a petition along with a dissenting opinion in the same case. Here are the details.
Today the Federal Circuit issued one precedential opinion in a patent case, one precedential order in a patent case, one nonprecedential opinion in a patent case, and a nonprecedential opinion in a Vaccine Act case. Here are the introductions to the opinions.