Here is a report on recent news and commentary related to the Federal Circuit and its cases. Today’s report covers a discussion of the Supreme Court’s dismissal of a petition by Imperium IP Holdings, a recent petition for certiorari by Veterans Contracting Group, and a comment on the Supreme Court’s recent rejection of several patent petitions.
Last week we provided a preview of the 27 petitions distributed for the Supreme Court’s October 1 conference in cases decided by the Federal Circuit. Here is a report on the order list the Supreme Court issued today as a result of its October 1 conference. In a nutshell, the Court denied or dismissed petitions for certiorari in 21 cases decided by the Federal Circuit, and left six other petitions pending.