Here is a report on recent news and commentary related to the Federal Circuit and its cases. Today’s report includes a comment on a petition for en banc rehearing that seeks to prevent the Patent Trial and Appeal Board from effectively overturning jury verdicts, a report on the Federal Circuit’s affirmation of a rejection of an application for a trademark on “Beast Mode Soccer,” and a comment on trends regarding use of the phrase “inequitable conduct” in the Federal Circuit’s decisions.
Today’s Opinions – November 12, 2019
This morning the Federal Circuit issued one nonprecedential opinion in a trademark case, one nonprecedential opinion in a Merit Systems Protection Board case, one nonprecedential erratum, and six nonprecedential Rule 36 judgments. Here are the introductions to the opinions and a list of the Rule 36 judgments.