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 discussing how the Federal Circuit determined that an “Apple Inc lawsuit . . . over Wi-Fi messaging can move forward in California”;
  • another article detailing how “the CAFC concluded that the district court’s constructions incorrectly limited claim scope to a preferred embodiment and rendered certain dependent claims superfluous”; and
  • yet another article explaining how, in Intel Corp v XMTT, Inc., “Intel was dealt a loss in its challenge of a computer memory patent when the Federal Circuit on Tuesday refused to consider the tech company’s arguments that the court said were ‘clearly inconsistent’ with what it presented to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.”
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Opinions & Orders – April 19, 2022

This morning the Federal Circuit issued two nonprecedential opinions in patent cases appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Both opinions review findings that claims were obvious. The first opinion affirms the Board, while the second reverses. The court also issued a nonprecedential order dismissing a case. Here are the introductions to the opinions and order.

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