108 ABA Journal Federal Circuit Court articles.Big Law Business reports.
Sep 6, 2018 4:53 PM CDT
Jul 1, 2018 1:25 AM CDTTC Heartland v. Kraft Food Brands Group that lawyers should use a narrow definition of “resides” when determining where venue is proper.
May 22, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Jan 24, 2018 7:30 AM CST
This Supreme Court term turned out to be important for civil procedure, with three significant rulings on personal jurisdiction—when a court has control of the particular parties in a case.
Aug 1, 2017 1:20 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that patent holders may not use the doctrine of laches—that is, may not argue that defendants slept too long on their rights—as a defense…
Mar 21, 2017 3:15 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has reinstated a $119.6 million award to Apple in its infringement battle against Samsung over smartphone technology.
In an en banc decision, the U.S. Court of…
Oct 7, 2016 12:21 PM CDT
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit doesn’t appear inclined to reverse a federal judge’s order disqualifying the entire in-house legal department at Acacia Research Corp., a company…
Aug 9, 2016 7:00 AM CDT
U.S. District Judge James Gwin has struck down Cleveland’s plans for a 3.3-square-mile event zone to prohibit protests and parades during the Republican National Convention next month. Gwin cited the…
Jun 24, 2016 3:00 PM CDT
Does the same laches standard recognized by the U.S. Supreme Court in a 2014 copyright infringement case also apply in a patent infringement case?
In an en banc decision last…
May 2, 2016 2:00 PM CDT
Feb 1, 2016 2:50 AM CST
Jan 1, 2016 3:00 AM CST
Jan 1, 2016 12:40 AM CST
The en banc U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has struck down a provision of the Lanham Act that denies registration for “disparaging” trademarks.
The Federal Circuit ruled…
Dec 23, 2015 9:35 AM CST
Corrected: Although blasted by a federal appeals court last year for circulating a congratulatory email from a federal judge, a BigLaw partner did nothing calling for attorney discipline, the…
Oct 2, 2015 12:55 PM CDT