Fed. Circ. Chief Hopes In-Person Args Can Resume By Fall

Law360 (May 14, 2021, 9:08 PM EDT) -- Outgoing Federal Circuit Chief Judge Sharon Prost said Friday that she hopes in-person arguments will start again this autumn and that while a year of phone hearings during the pandemic has been less than ideal, it hasn't had any material impact on the court's work.

Judge Prost, who joined the court in 2001 and will hand over the role of chief judge to Judge Kimberly Moore on May 22, reflected on her experience leading the court amid the pandemic during a talk at the American Intellectual Property Law Association's spring meeting.

AIPLA President Joseph Re of Knobbe Martens asked Judge Prost...

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