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 discussing Law360’s “picks for the top trademark rulings of 2021”;
  • another article detailing the Federal Circuit’s reversal of a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board priority determination;
  • another article explaining a Federal Circuit decision “[a]ddressing obviousness in the context of method of treatment claims using particular drug dosages”; and
  • another article assessing “homes, cars & IP: the valuation method intriguing patent lawyers.”
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Opinions & Orders – December 7, 2021

This morning the Federal Circuit released two precedential opinions, a nonprecedential opinion, and two nonprecedential orders. The precedential opinions come in a government contract case appealed from the Court of Federal Claims and a patent case appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. The nonprecedential opinion comes in a pro se case dismissed for lack of jurisdiction. The nonprecedential orders dismiss petitions for writs of mandamus, one seeking to order transfer in a patent case and the other in an apparent pro se case pending at the Court of Federal Claims. Here are the introductions to the opinions.

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