Here is an update on recent activity at the Supreme Court in cases decided by the Federal Circuit. As for merits cases, highlights include an oral argument and a slew of amicus briefs, respectively, in two cases. As for petitions, only one new petition was filed, and just a handful of response and reply briefs were filed. The Supreme Court, however, denied petitions in a large number of cases, including most notably in Athena, Hikma, and HP, as we previously discussed. Here are the details.
Recent Supreme Court Activity
Here is an update on recent activity at the Supreme Court in cases decided by the Federal Circuit. Highlights include a recap of the oral argument in Maine, Moda , and Land of Lincoln, a new petition in an MSPB case, a response by the Solicitor General to a petition raising questions related to patent eligibility in the context of computer-implemented technology, and a reply in support of a petition in a case raising questions related to sovereign immunity and inter partes reviews of patents. Here are the details.