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Federal Circuitry takes a data-driven look at the Federal Circuit. Our Federal Circuit Statistics empirically analyze quantifiable aspects of the Court. Our En Banc Tracker highlights pending and past petitions. Our Substantive Order Tracker allows you to search less-discussed orders. Check back weekly for Last Week in the Federal Circuit and monthly for our Oral Argument Recap.

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July 24, 2020 - Oral Argument Recap

July Oral Argument Recap

We are two weeks out from arguments in the Federal Circuit’s July sitting. As usual during the summer months, the Court heard somewhat fewer cases in July than during a typical sitting. The Court continued its COVID-19-era practice of submitting some cases on the …›

July 14, 2020 - Federal Circuit Insights

Who Wins, Who Loses

Since we began tracking cases late last year, we have been thinking about some of the common perceptions we sometimes hear about the Federal Circuit. For example, people sometimes say that patent owners do very well on appeal (although we hear the opposite too). …›