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
On Monday, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals became the first federal appellate court to overturn a state's "informed consent" law for abortions. These laws require physicians to recite a state-mandated script before performing an... 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