Here is a report on recent news and commentary related to the Federal Circuit and its cases. Today’s report highlights the Federal Circuit’s decision to throw out a $100 million verdict in Ericsson Inc. v. TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd., another decision holding that attorneys’ fees may not be awarded where a case is dismissed without a court order, a blog post about the frequency individual Federal Circuit judges heard or canceled oral arguments this month, and a post highlighting the first telephonic oral arguments heard by the Federal Circuit this month.
This morning the Federal Circuit issued three precedential opinions in patent cases, one precedential opinion in a trademark case, and one precedential opinion in a Merit Systems Protection Board case. The Federal Circuit also issued three nonprecedential opinions in patent cases, two nonprecedential opinions in Merit System Protection Board cases, and one Rule 36 judgment. Here are the introductions to the opinions and the Rule 36 judgment.