Today’s Opinions – October 23, 2019

Today the Federal Circuit issued one nonprecedential opinion in a patent case.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

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Petitions / Supreme Court Activity

Recent Supreme Court Activity

Here is an update on recent activity at the Supreme Court in cases decided by the Federal Circuit. Of the six pending merits cases, there was no new activity. Three new petitions, however, were filed, along with a supplemental brief, two response briefs, and an amicus brief.

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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 news related to the Federal Circuit’s October hearings, a comment on the Trump administration’s stance on a petition for certiorari by Google, a discussion on the distinction between preemption and novelty/non-obviousness, and a note on a recent amicus brief filed by U.S. Steel in a case being watched by the Cato Institute.

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