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September 22, 2020 - Oral Argument Recap

September Oral Argument Recap

Now that we’re just over two weeks out from arguments in the Federal Circuit’s September sitting, it’s time for our monthly oral argument recap. After taking Thursday and Friday off during its August session, the Court was back to hearing arguments every day …›

September 4, 2020 - Substantive Orders Update

Orders of Interest Roundup

At Federal Circuitry blog, we like to check in once in a while on what the Federal Circuit is doing in its orders that don’t get posted on the public website. Those orders often offer nuggets about practice at the Federal Circuit and sometimes …›

Last Week in the Federal Circuit (August 17-21): Can Patent Owners Set Aside Adverse PTAB Decisions in District Court APA Challenges? (Nope)

Last week, the Court did not have many precedential decisions as Washington, D.C., COVID‑19 or not, was in its usual August slowdown. Unlike the previous two weeks where we touched upon non-patent issues, we return (kind of, sort of) to patent law. So below …›

August 21, 2020 - Oral Argument Recap

August Oral Argument Recap

We are two weeks out from arguments in the Federal Circuit’s August sitting, so it is time for our monthly oral argument recap. As it has done for the past several years, the Court heard arguments on only three days in August, with a …›