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:

  • a blog post about a “pro-patentee eligibility decision [that] offers some ideas for patentees seeking to help ensure that their patents survive eligibility challenges”;
  • an article about the Federal Circuit affirming a Judge Albright rejection of a request to transfer patent infringement suit; and
  • another article anticipating the potential impact of the Patent Eligibility Restoration Act of 2022.
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Opinions & Orders – September 30, 2022

This morning the Federal Circuit released a precedential order denying a writ of mandamus to dismiss or transfer an appeal from the Western District of Texas to the Northern District of California. Notably, Judge Lourie dissented. Late yesterday and this morning, the Federal Circuit also released two nonprecedential orders dismissing appeals. Here is the text from the order and links to the dismissals.

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