En Banc Activity / Petitions

Recent En Banc Activity

Here is an update on recent en banc activity at the Federal Circuit in patent cases. Highlights include two new petitions, four new responses, seven amicus briefs, letter briefs regarding supplemental authority, and denials of five petitions.

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Opinions

Today’s Opinions – October 21, 2019

Today the Federal Circuit issued one nonprecedential opinion in a patent case and one precedential erratum. Here is the introductions to the opinion and the erratum.

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News

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 covers an article on a recent petition for rehearing by Capital One Financial, a discussion of the Federal Circuit’s second decision in the past month involving Campbell Soup and Gamon Plus, and a comment on when judicial economy can lead to error.

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En Banc Activity / Petitions

Recent En Banc Activity

Here is an update on recent en banc activity at the Federal Circuit in patent cases. Highlights include four new petitions, a response to a petition, three requests from the Federal Circuit for responses, and an amicus brief filed in support of a petition.

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Opinions

Today’s Opinions – September 26, 2019

Today the Federal Circuit issued one precedential opinion in a design patent case, one precedential opinion in a tax credit dispute with the United States government, two nonprecedential opinions in related patent cases, and an erratum. Here are the introductions to the opinions.

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Opinions

Today’s Opinions – September 25, 2019

Today the Federal Circuit issued one precedential opinion in a patent case and one nonprecedential opinion in a patent case. Here are the introductions to the opinions.

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News

Recent News on the Federal Circuit

Here is a report on recent news and commentary related to the Federal Circuit and its cases, including a note regarding the extent of the court’s review of executive authority over international affairs, a discussion of a “disturbing trend” at the court in patent cases, and a comment on a recent amicus brief arguing the court’s precedent in the area of patent damages raises “serious policy concerns.”

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Opinions

Today’s Opinions – September 10, 2019

Today the Federal Circuit issued one precedential opinion in an antitrust case that stemmed from a patent case, one nonprecedential opinion in a veterans case, and four Rule 36 judgments. Here are the introductions to the opinions and a list of the cases with Rule 36 judgments.

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Argument Recap

Argument Recap – Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. EMC Corp.

Last week the Federal Circuit heard oral arguments during its September sitting in Washington DC. Here is a short recap of Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. EMC Corp., one of the argued cases we’re following.

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Court Week

Court Week – What You Need to Know

This week the Federal Circuit will hold 11 panel hearings and hear oral arguments in about 41 cases. Notable cases include Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft v. Sirius XM Radio Inc., Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. EMC Corp., and Keith Manufacturing Co. v. Butterfield.

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