In a trio of decisions, the several members of the Federal Circuit have expressed their disagreement with the court's expansion of appellate jurisdiction to cover attorney malpractice cases that involve patent law issues. Landmark Screens, LLC v. Morgan Lewis &...
By Dennis Crouch Gunn v. Minton, 568 U. S. ____ (Supreme Court 2013) In a 9-0 decision, the Supreme Court has limited the scope of "arising under" jurisdiction for patent cases and held that the Minton's patent litigation malpractic... Read Post
By Dennis Crouch Robert Bosch LLC v. Pylon Mfg. Corp. (Fed. Cir. 2012) In a sua sponte order, the Federal Circuit has announced that case to be heard en banc to determine whether the appellate court has jurisdiction over a... Read Post
By Dennis Crouch Gunn v. Minton (Supreme Court 2012) Over the past few years we have seen an ongoing subject matter jurisdictional battle between state courts, regional federal circuit courts of appeal, and the Court of Appeals for ... Read Post