Here is an update on recent en banc activity at the Federal Circuit in patent cases. Highlights include three new petitions (including, notably, in Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc.), a response to the petition and several amicus briefs in support of the petition in American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. v. Neapco Holdings LLC, and the denial of three petitions. Here are the details.
This morning the Federal Circuit issued a nonprecedential opinion in a veterans case, a precedential order denying panel rehearing and another precedential order in the same case denying en banc rehearing, and four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.
Here is a report on recent news and commentary related to the Federal Circuit and its cases. Today’s report covers an article on a recent petition for rehearing by Capital One Financial, a discussion of the Federal Circuit’s second decision in the past month involving Campbell Soup and Gamon Plus, and a comment on when judicial economy can lead to error.
Here is a report on recent news and commentary related to the Federal Circuit and its cases, including a note regarding the extent of the court’s review of executive authority over international affairs, a discussion of a “disturbing trend” at the court in patent cases, and a comment on a recent amicus brief arguing the court’s precedent in the area of patent damages raises “serious policy concerns.”
Today the Federal Circuit issued one precedential opinion in an antitrust case that stemmed from a patent case, one nonprecedential opinion in a veterans case, and four Rule 36 judgments. Here are the introductions to the opinions and a list of the cases with Rule 36 judgments.