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The Federal Circuit issued just one precedential opinion the week of Labor Day (along with several non-precedential opinions and Rule 36 judgments).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 …›

Last Week in the Federal Circuit (July 5-9): What Happens When the Federal Circuit Looks to Define the Undefined

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 Precedential opinions: 1 Non-precedential opinions: 4 Rule 36: 3 Longest and shortest (non-Rule 36) pending case from argument: Rudisill v. McDonough, No. 20-1637 …›