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 explaining the new COVID-19 protocols adopted by the court;
  • a blog post assessing how “[t]he issue of standing can be outcome-determinative”;
  • another blog post noting how SMU Dedman School of Law’s “Tsai Center for Law, Science, and Innovation has posted to its YouTube channel some of the panels from its Fall 2021 Symposium on patent law”; and
  • another article discussing “how important it is to review patent applications during research and development to ensure they cover what ends up being the key invention.”
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Featured / Opinions

Federal Circuit Releases Public Version of Sealed Opinion Addressing Standing in Patent Infringement Case

Yesterday the Federal Circuit released a public version of a sealed precedential opinion addressing statutory and constitutional standing in a patent infringement case. While released yesterday, the opinion was buried on the Federal Circuit’s website given the date assigned to it—the date the court released the sealed version of the opinion in October. Here is the introduction to the newly-released, public version of the opinion.

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