Apparently it’s a myth that Thanksgiving turkey makes you sleepy. We beg to differ, judging from how much time it took us to shake off the food coma. The Federal Circuit seemingly was in the same boat: It had a slow …›
Thanksgiving has come and gone, and we’ve all hopefully had a chance to ponder what we’re thankful for (including that a wild 2020 is about to close). Next week marks the start of the Federal Circuit’s last oral argument session of 2020. Lucky for …›
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 …›
It’s a few days before Thanksgiving and the sunsets are shorter and earlier, so we thought we’d discuss a CBM case before the sun completely sets on that procedure. Below we provide our usual weekly statistics and our case of the week—our highly subjective …›
I was counsel of record on an amicus brief in California v. Texas for four law professors arguing that even if the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate is unconstitutional, it can be severed from the rest of the statute. This post states my own …›
Last week, the Federal Circuit was relatively busy, issuing five precedential opinions and three other written decisions. 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: 5
Non-precedential opinions: …›
Last week was argument week at the Federal Circuit, which as usual meant the Court issued several Rule 36 affirmances and short non-precedential decisions. But tucked in between those was at least one case—a Hatch-Waxman case—with important ramifications going forward. Below we provide our …›
As readers know, we have written about Arthrex a lot. So what better way to start Monday than another short post? Today, the Supreme Court granted cert. in Carr v. Saul, No. 19-1442, and Davis v. Saul, No. 20-105—two cases involving the Social Security …›
In what seems to be a pattern, the week before argument week was again light on output at the Federal Circuit. The Court issued just two opinions and two dispositive orders. Below we provide our usual weekly statistics and our case of the week—our …›
Before October is out the door, we wanted to take a moment to review the Federal Circuit’s sitting earlier this month.
Looking at statistics from the October sitting, the same two things we noticed last month stood out to us again. First, the Court …›