Late Friday and this morning, the Federal Circuit released six nonprecedential orders. One transfers an appeal to the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, one grants a motion to dismiss an appeal subject to reinstatement, and four dismiss appeals. The Federal Circuit also released a Rule 36 judgment and an erratum. Here is text from the orders and links to the dismissals, Rule 36 judgment, and erratum.
Here is an update on recent en banc activity at the Federal Circuit in patent cases. The court received a new petition raising questions related to assignments of patents and standing and a new response to a petition raising questions related to claim construction and the written description requirement. The court also requested a reply from a petitioner in support of its combined petition, which raised questions related to the Appointments Clause. Finally, the court denied two petition raising questions related to the standard of review for a grant or denial of a preliminary injunction and claim construction. Here are the details.
Here is an update on recent en banc activity at the Federal Circuit in patent cases. The court received two new petitions raising questions related to the written description requirement and the standard of review for the grant or denial of a preliminary injunction. The court also invited a response to a petition raising a question related to the written description requirement. Here are the details.
This morning the Federal Circuit issued two precedential opinions in patent cases appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. The first opinion vacates a board decision for failure to tie its construction of a claim term to the patent’s specification. The second opinion affirms in part and vacates in part board determinations of unpatentability. The court also released two nonprecedential opinions. The first comes in a patent case appealed from the Eastern District of Missouri. The second comes in veterans case appealed from the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Here are the introductions to the opinions.