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 about an “appeal seeking to revive a patent covering [a] Parkinson’s disease drug Neupro”; and
  • another article discussing how four law professors argue the “Supreme Court should weigh in on whether artificial intelligence systems can produce patentable inventions.”
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Opinions and Orders – April 14, 2023

Late yesterday and this morning, the Federal Circuit released one precedential and two nonprecedential opinions along with three nonprecedential orders. In the precedential opinion, the court affirmed a judgment of the Court of International Trade. In the nonprecedential opinions, the Federal Circuit affirmed a judgment of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and affirmed-in-part and dismissed-in-part a judgment of the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. The three nonprecedential orders dismiss appeals. Here are the introductions to the opinions and links to the dismissals.

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