En Banc Activity / Petitions

Recent En Banc Activity

Here is an update on recent en banc activity at the Federal Circuit. Highlights include a new petition filed in a case raising a question related to jurisdiction over an appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board; a dismissal agreement in a case raising questions related to vitiation; and the denial of petitions in three cases raising questions related to prosecution history estoppel and the Appointments Clause. 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. Highlights include three new petitions raising questions related to prosecution history estoppel and vitiation and the denial of three petitions raising questions related to the Appointments Clause, definiteness, written description, and enablement. Here are the details.

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News

Recent News on the Federal Circuit

Here is a report on recent news and commentary related to the Federal Circuit and its cases. Today‚Äôs report highlights a discussion of the Federal Circuit’s treatment of Patent Trial and Appeal Board decisions, articles about two decisions by the Federal Circuit in pharmaceutical patent cases, and a comment on the upcoming use of telephonic oral arguments.

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Opinions

Today’s Opinions – March 25, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit issued one precedential opinion in a takings case, two nonprecedential opinions in patent cases, one nonprecedential order denying a petition for a writ of mandamus, and one nonprecedential erratum. Here are the introductions to the opinions, the text of the order, and the text of the erratum.

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Opinions

Today’s Opinions – January 29, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit issued one nonprecedential opinion in a patent case. Here is the introduction to the opinion.

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