Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit: Practice and Procedure
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Provides detailed coverage of the procedure for patent and trademark cases on review in the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. District Courts. This latest release has also been fully revised to include the amendments to the Federal Circuit Rules of Practice effective July 1, 2020.
Discusses the applicable Rules for practice before the Federal Circuit and provides the necessary practice forms.
Dedication: This title is dedicated to Donald R. Dunner, a legend in the field of patent law whose passion for excellence is unparalleled. He was a mentor, teacher, and inspiration to us all. Not only did he write the book on appellate procedure before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, but he was one of the key figures who helped to shape the law, arguing one hundred seventy-five appeals before the court.
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Table of contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to the Federal Circuit
Chapter 2 Procedures in the Patent and Trademark Office
Chapter 3 Preliminary Procedure in the Federal Circuit
Chapter 4 Briefs
Chapter 5 Oral Argument and Submission on Briefs
Chapter 6 Decision
Chapter 7 Procedures Applicable Only to Inter Partes Appeals from the PTO
Chapter 8 Motions Practice
Chapter 9 Petitions for Extraordinary Writs
Chapter 10 Miscellaneous Matters
Chapter 11 Appeals from District Courts
Chapter 12 Appeals from the International Trade Commission
Chapter 13 Appeals from the Court of Federal Claims
Appendix A. Rules of Practice United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Appendix A1. Index To Federal Circuit Rules
Appendix A2. United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Appendix A3. United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Rules for Judicial Conduct and Judicial Disability Proceedings
Appendix A4. United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Appellate Mediation Program Guidelines
Appendix B. [Reserved]
Appendix C. A Judge Comments on Effective Advocacy
Appendix C1. A Judicial Perspective On Appellate Argument: The John W. Davis Decalogue Revisited
Appendix D. Public Law 97-164
Appendix E. House Report on Federal Courts Improvement Act Leading to Establishment of Federal Circuit
Appendix F. Senate Report on Federal Courts Improvement Act Leading to Establishment of Federal Circuit
Appendix G. Words to the Wise Advocate: Effective Appellate Advocacy Before the Federal Circuit: A Former Law Clerk’s Perspective
Appendix H. 2020 Summary of Final Amendments to the Federal Circuit Rules of Practice
Table of Cases
Table of Forms