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Welcome to Federal Circuitry

Federal Circuitry is a data-driven Federal Circuit blog. 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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October 29, 2021 - Podcast

Podcast: More IPR Constitutional Challenges & More Attorneys’ Fees

Morrison & Foerster and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology (BCLT) have teamed up to present a bi-weekly podcast addressing recent Federal Circuit decisions. In this episode, Brian Matsui and Wayne Stacy discuss the most recent constitutional challenges to IPRs addressed by the Federal …›

October 22, 2021 - Podcast

Podcast: NDAs & IPRs & Forum Selection Clauses, Oh My!

Morrison & Foerster and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology (BCLT) have teamed up to present a bi-weekly podcast addressing recent Federal Circuit decisions. In our most recent episode, Seth Lloyd and Wayne Stacy discuss a recent decision about whether a non-disclosure agreement …›

Last Week in the Federal Circuit (October 4-8): An “Inventive” Authentication Scheme Takes The Cake Under Alice

Even though last week was argument week, that didn’t slow down the issuance of decisions at the Federal Circuit. Below we provide our usual weekly statistics and our case of the week—our highly subjective selection based on whatever case piqued our interest. Precedential opinions: 9 Non-precedential …›

October 7, 2021 - Podcast

Our Podcast with BCLT and the comeback kid: SRI v. Cisco round II

At Federal Circuitry, we’ve started discussing interesting Federal Circuit cases and developments with the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology in their Expert Series Podcasts. Please find the first episode discussing SRI International v. Cisco Systems here (or directly on Spotify here). We very easily …›

October 6, 2021 - Announcements

Oral Argument Innovations at SCOTUS

Like the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Supreme Court has returned to in-person arguments. But the Supreme Court has adopted a hybrid of its old free-for-all style of questioning and the more orderly Justice-by-Justice questioning format it used over the phone. MoFo appellate …›