Some scholars suggest that after 25 years as the only game in town for review of patent appeals, the Federal Circuit might benefit, both in terms of its overall workload and the development of patent law, from some outside input, not just from the Supreme Court but from a limited number of regional circuit courts getting back into the business of handling patent appeals. Does the Supreme Court's heightened interest and increased reversals mean that the Federal Circuit has run amok?
Critics Target Federal Circuit
The National Law Journal
October 19, 2006
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