November 7, 2022
Patexia’s 2022 CAFC Intelligence Report evaluates the performance of more than 1,100 law firms and over 5,500 attorneys in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit), which specializes in hearing patent appeals. Fitch Even was once again recognized as being among the top 100 best-performing law firms, and as one of the top 100 most-active law firms, in the Federal Circuit. In the report, Fitch Even partner Tim Maloney was ranked among the top 100 best-performing attorneys representing appellants at the Federal Circuit. More information about the report and its methodology can be found here.
Fitch Even represents both appellants and appellees before the Federal Circuit in a wide variety of complex cases and has obtained key decisions that have helped shape intellectual property law. The firm’s litigation practice group is grateful for the recognition of its experience and strong track record of advocating on behalf of its clients in this critical forum.
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IP Alert | Federal Circuit Finds Motivation to Combine References Absent Obvious ImprovementMarch 21, 2023
On March 13, in Intel Corp. v. PACT XPP Schweiz AG, the Federal Circuit concluded that the "known techniques" rationale may support a motivation to combine two references so long as the combination is a "suitable option" to address a known problem in the art, even if the combination does not result in an obvious improvement to the proposed system. Read more