This morning the Federal Circuit released a precedential opinion in a patent case appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Notably, Judge Newman dissented in part. The Federal Circuit also released a nonprecedential opinion in a case appealed from the Merit Systems Protection Board and an erratum. Here are the introductions to the opinions and a link to the erratum.
This post summarizes recent activity at the Supreme Court in cases decided by the Federal Circuit.
- The Court received three new petitions this week: (1) Mantissa Corp. v. Ondot Systems, Inc., (2) Rovi Guides, Inc. v. Comcast Cable Communications, LLC, and (3) IYM Technologies LLC v. RPX Corp.
- Three briefs in opposition to petitions were filed with the Court, the first by Actavis in HZNP Finance Ltd. v. Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc., the second by CBS in Personal Audio, LLC v. CBS Corp., and the third by Biomarin in Duke University v. Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
- Lastly, the Supreme Court denied a total of 19 different petitions this week.
Here are the details.
Today the Federal Circuit issued one precedential opinion in a patent case, one nonprecedential opinion in a patent case, two nonprecedential opinions in veterans cases, one nonprecedential opinion in an appeal from the Court of Federal Claims, one nonprecedential order denying mandamus in a patent case, one erratum, and one Rule 36 judgment. Here are the introductions to the opinions and a list of Rule 36 judgments.