Recent News on the Federal Circuit

Federal Circuit PTAB Appeal Statistics through April 30, 2021 – In an article posted to the National Law Review, Daniel Klodowski and Elliot Cook reported on statistics related to the Federal Circuit’s resolution of appeals from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Partial Victory for L’Oreal In Hair Coloring Fight – Jillian Ambrose and Christine Hawes posted to about a recent opinion by the Federal Circuit in a trade secrets battle between Olaplex, Inc. and L’Oreal.

Vaccine Injury Victim Gets Pay, Despite Medical Records Silence – Mary Anne Pazanowski explained how a Vaccine Act claimant was awarded compensation after the Federal Circuit reversed a lower court’s decision.

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Opinions & Orders – May 20, 2021

This morning the Federal Circuit issued a precedential opinion reversing a judgment of the United States Court of Federal Claims in a vaccine case. The court also issued two nonprecedential opinions, one in a veterans case and one in a patent case. Here are the introductions to the opinions.

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