Opinions

Today’s Opinions – January 23, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit issued one nonprecedential opinion in a patent case. Here is the introduction.

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Today’s Opinions – January 22, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit did not issue any opinions.

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Today’s Opinions – January 21, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit issued three Rule 36 judgments. Here is a list of the judgments.

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Today’s Opinions – January 20, 2020

The Federal Circuit did not issue any opinions today in light of the federal holiday of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Breaking News – Federal Circuit Issues Two Important Unpublished Orders

Today the Federal Circuit issued, but did not publish on its website, two important nonprecedential orders in patent and trademark cases. These orders represent the continuing fall out from the Federal Circuit’s opinion in Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc. that the Secretary of Commerce‚Äôs appointment of Administrative Patent Judges to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board violates the Appointments Clause of the U.S. Constitution. Hat tip to Sharon Israel at Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. for alerting us about these orders.

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Today’s Opinions – January 17, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit issued two nonprecedential opinions in Merit Systems Protection Board cases. Here are the introductions to the opinions.

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Today’s Opinions – January 16, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit issued one precedential opinion in a case involving a claim for death benefits under the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Act. Here is the introduction to the opinion.

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Today’s Opinions – January 15, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit issued one nonprecedential opinion in a patent case and one Rule 36 judgment. Here is the introduction to the opinion and a link to the Rule 36 judgment.

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Today’s Opinions – January 14, 2020

This morning the Federal Circuit released a nonprecedential opinion in a patent case, issued a nonprecedential order unsealing the opinion in that case, and issued three Rule 36 judgments. Here are the introductions and a list of the Rule 36 judgments.

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Today’s Opinions – January 13, 2020

Today the Federal Circuit issued one precedential opinion in a patent case, one precedential opinion in a trade case, and a precedential order denying a petition for rehearing en banc. The Federal Circuit also issued one nonprecedential opinion in a patent case and three Rule 36 judgments. Here are the introductions and a list of the Rule 36 judgments.

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