Federal Circuit Court
149 ABA Journal Federal Circuit Court articles.
The new lawyer representing former President Donald Trump in his lawsuit against journalist Bob Woodward initially practiced law as a barrister in Great Britain.
Feb 2, 2023 9:41 AM CST
A trial judge should not have awarded $185 million in fees to Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan without conducting a “lodestar cross-check” that considers hours worked and billing rates, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled Tuesday.
Feb 1, 2023 10:53 AM CST
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Thursday
that he is appointing a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as the special counsel to investigate whether any person or entity violated the law in connection with classified documents found at President Joe Biden’s home and office.
Jan 12, 2023 2:01 PM CST
Bill protecting gay marriage is sent to Biden
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a marriage equality bill Thursday that requires states and the federal government to recognize same-sex…
Dec 9, 2022 2:42 PM CST
A federal judge in Delaware is explaining why he ordered patent holding company Nimitz Technologies to produce records showing how it came to own a patent at issue in four cases before him.
Dec 5, 2022 2:53 PM CST
The U.S. government has agreed to pay $125 million to settle a class action lawsuit claiming that the judiciary overcharged users of PACER, its electronic system of court records.
Oct 12, 2022 10:08 AM CDT
In 1907, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Kessler v. Eldred that after Eldred unsuccessfully sued Kessler for infringing his patent for an electrical cigar lighter, he couldn’t sue Kessler’s customers or Kessler, who intervened on their behalf, for infringing his patent on the same product.
Aug 8, 2022 6:42 PM CDT
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled that an artificial intelligence system can’t get a patent for two of its new inventions—a food container and a light beacon.
Aug 8, 2022 11:00 AM CDT
A federal judge in Waco, Texas, who hears nearly 25% of the nation’s patent cases will see his intellectual-property docket shrink as a result of a new order on case distribution.
Jul 27, 2022 12:26 PM CDT
Updated: A state appeals court in New York has imposed a public censure on a lawyer who responded to a question with a question during an oral argument before a federal appeals court in December 2019.
Jun 2, 2022 11:00 AM CDT
The ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary gave U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson its “well qualified” rating after receiving consistent praise from those who knew her and reviewed her writing, committee representatives told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
Mar 24, 2022 11:13 AM CDT
The White House confirmed Friday that U.S. District Judge J. Michelle Childs is among several Black women being considered for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jan 31, 2022 10:33 AM CST
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday allowed the Federal Trade Commission to proceed with its revised antitrust lawsuit against Facebook.
Jan 12, 2022 11:09 AM CST
Several federal appeals courts are starting the new year with changes in their operations amid the ongoing surge in COVID-19 infections.
Jan 4, 2022 12:08 PM CST
The U.S. government and class action representatives have reached “an agreement in principle” to settle a lawsuit contending that PACER fees are excessive.
Nov 17, 2021 10:39 AM CST
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