This morning the Federal Circuit issued a nonprecedential opinion in a patent case appealed from the Northern District of California. The opinion addressed whether a patentee’s arguments during reexamination before the Patent and Trademark Office narrowed the scope of claims and nullified a prior district court judgment of infringement. Notably, Judge Dyk dissented in part. Here is the introduction to the majority opinion and dissenting opinion.
This morning the Federal Circuit issued two nonprecedential opinions: one in a patent case appealed from a district court and the other in a veteran’s case appealed from the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. The court also issued two nonprecedential orders denying petitions for writs of mandamus: one regarding a stay of execution of a judgment in a patent case and the other regarding a motion to dismiss or transfer a patent case from the Western District of Texas to the Eastern District of Michigan. Here are the introductions to the opinions and orders.
This morning the Federal Circuit issued a precedential opinion in Little Tucker Act case; four nonprecedential opinions in a case concerning the jurisdiction of the Court of Federal Claims, an MSPB case, a veterans case, and a patent case; and a Rule 36 summary affirmance. Here are the introductions to the opinions and the Rule 36 judgment.