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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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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). …›

June 19, 2020 - Oral Argument Recap

June Oral Argument Recap

We are two weeks out from arguments in the Court’s June sitting. Here is the after-action report: Total cases: 35 arguments (and 20 counseled cases submitted on the briefs) Oldest case: Peerless Industries, Inc. v. Crimson AV, LLC, No. 18-2021 (docketed May 30, 2018; 733 days …›