Will Silicon Valley finally get a judge on the high court of patent law? San Jose, Calif.-based federal Judge Jeremy Fogel is on the White House short list for the open spot on the Federal Circuit, according to a person briefed on the matter. Although there is a movement to get a district court judge on the Federal Circuit, it may not be easy for Fogel to get nominated, given the other contenders and competing interests.
Calif. Judge Said to Be on Short List for Federal Circuit
January 4, 2010