Opinions & Orders – August 26, 2022

This morning the Federal Circuit released a precedential opinion in a patent case appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. In its opinion, the court dismissed-in-part for lack of jurisdiction as to a cancelled claim and affirmed-in-part the Board’s determination that the remaining challenged claims are not patentable because they are obvious. The Federal Circuit also released three nonprecedential orders. One dismisses an appeal as frivolous; one summarily affirms; and one grants an unopposed motion to transfer an appeal from the Northern District of Texas to the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Finally, the Federal Circuit released a Rule 36 judgment. Here is the introduction to the opinion, text from the orders, and a link to the Rule 36 Judgment.

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