Fed. Circ. Issuing More 'Hidden Decisions' Amid Case Influx

By Matthew Bultman (March 1, 2017, 12:06 PM EST) -- The number of patent cases where the Federal Circuit affirmed a ruling without issuing an opinion continued to climb in 2016, adding fuel to the debate over whether these "hidden decisions" are a growing problem or a natural and necessary way for the court to deal with a surge of cases....

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