This morning the Federal Circuit issued four opinions: one precedential opinion in a patent case; one precedential opinion in a takings case; and two nonprecedential opinions in patent cases. The court also issued one Rule 36 judgement. Here are the introductions to the opinions and the Rule 36 judgement.
This morning the Federal Circuit issued a precedential order denying en banc rehearing in Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc., a nonprecedential opinion in a Veterans case, and a Rule 36 judgment. Here is the text of the order and the introductions to the opinions.
Here is an update on recent en banc activity at the Federal Circuit in patent cases. Highlights include three new petitions (including, notably, in Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc.), a response to the petition and several amicus briefs in support of the petition in American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. v. Neapco Holdings LLC, and the denial of three petitions. Here are the details.