Recent News on the Federal Circuit

Here is a report on recent news and commentary related to the Federal Circuit and its cases. Today’s report highlights:

  • an article highlighting how, according to recent statistics, “[p]atent owners face a tougher road on appeal than accused defendants and patent challengers”;
  • another article addressing how “Coca-Cola Co. saw its trademark tribunal win tossed by a Federal Circuit panel”; and
  • a blog post discussing “[l]essons from [the] rejection of Apple’s cert petition against Qualcomm” in Apple Inc. v. Qualcomm Inc.
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Opinions & Orders – June 29, 2022

This morning the Federal Circuit released two precedential opinions. The first comes in a veterans case appealed from the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, vacating the Veterans Court’s decision and remanding the case. Notably, Judge Bryson wrote a dissent disagreeing with the majority’s analysis of causation. The second opinion comes in a trademark case appealed from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, reversing the Board’s decision. Notably, in the second case, Judge Reyna wrote a concurring opinion. Here are the introductions to the opinions.

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