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 a petition for certiorari regarding a Federal Circuit decision addressing patent infringement and “skinny labels” on generic medications;
  • another article about “[t]he Federal Circuit reviv[ing] patent licensing company Uniloc’s cases against Google”; and
  • a third article about a Federal Circuit oral argument concerning “a Google patent application for parental control content filters.”
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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. The court received an amicus brief supporting rehearing in a case raising questions related to patent eligibility. The court also denied two petitions, one raising questions related to claim construction and another filed by a pro se party. Here are the details.

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Opinions & Orders – July 7, 2022

This morning the Federal Circuit released three nonprecedential opinions. The first comes in a case appealed from the Merit Systems Protection Board; the second in a veterans case appealed from the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims; and the third in a patent case appealed from the District of Delaware. The Federal Circuit also released three Rule 36 judgments. Here are the introductions to the opinions and links to the Rule 36 judgments.

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