Fed. Circ. Flexing Its Muscles With En Banc Reviews

Law360, New York (May 21, 2010, 7:58 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is showing a greater willingness to accept intellectual property cases en banc, a sign that the court may be looking to take a more active role in controlling the direction of patent law, according to experts.

So far this year, the Federal Circuit has already agreed to have the full court weigh in on three IP disputes — TiVo Inc. v. EchoStar Corp., Therasense Inc. v. Becton Dickinson & Co., and Hyatt v. Kappos — and one...
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