Opinions & Orders – December 20, 2022

This morning the Federal Circuit released a precedential opinion in a patent case appealed from the Central District of California. In it, the Federal Circuit affirms the district court’s claim construction, dismissal of a claim, and grant of summary judgment that trade dress is invalid, vacates a denial of summary judgment on an inequitable conduct defense, reverses a grant of summary judgment of invalidity, and remands the case. Late yesterday, the Federal Circuit also released two nonprecedential orders dismissing appeals. Here is the introduction to the opinion and links to the dismissals.

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