Late yesterday and this morning the Federal Circuit released four nonprecedential orders. Three grant unopposed motions to voluntarily dismiss appeals; one grants an unopposed motion to voluntarily dismiss an appeal and lifts an order staying proceedings of another appeal. Here is text from the orders.
This morning the Federal Circuit issued a prededential en banc opinion in a veterans case, National Organization of Veterans Advocates, Inc. v. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, concluding that the Federal Circuit had jurisdiction over the case and that a Federal Circuit rule is invalid given the applicable statute of limitations. The court also issued a nonprecedential opinion in another veterans case and a nonprecedential opinion in a patent case. Here are the introductions to the opinions.