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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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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 Precedential opinions: 9 Non-precedential …›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 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 …›

September 14, 2021 - Last Week in the Federal Circuit

Last Week in the Federal Circuit (September 6-10): The (Un)Enforceability Of Arbitration Agreements At The PTAB

The Federal Circuit issued just one precedential opinion the week of Labor Day (along with several non-precedential opinions and Rule 36 judgments). But it’s an interesting one, addressing the interplay between arbitration agreements and nonappealability of decisions to institute inter partes review. Below we …›