En Banc Activity / Petitions

Recent En Banc Activity

Here is an update on recent en banc activity at the Federal Circuit in patent cases. The court received a new petition raising a question related to the attorney-client privilege. The court also denied a petition in a case raising questions related to the standard for claim construction. Here are the details.

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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 in patent cases. The court received a new petition raising questions related to the standard for claim construction. The court also denied a petition in a case raising a question related to burden of persuasion in inter partes review proceedings. Here are the details.

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Opinions

Opinions & Orders – November 1, 2022

This morning the Federal Circuit released a precedential opinion in a patent case appealed from the Southern District of California. In its opinion, the Federal Circuit reversed a district court’s claim construction, vacated its grant of summary judgment, and remanded the case. The Federal Circuit also released five nonprecedential orders late yesterday and this morning. Three grant motions to voluntarily dismiss appeals, and two dismiss appeals for failure to prosecute. Here is the introduction to the opinion and links to the dismissals.

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Opinions

Today’s Opinions – May 11, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit issued four nonprecedential opinions in patent cases and two nonprecedential opinions in cases reviewing decisions of the Merit Systems Protection Board. The court also issued two Rule 36 judgments. Here are the introductions to the opinions and a list of the Rule 36 judgments.

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