February 14, 2023

Federal Circuit Summary for Week Ending February 10, 2023

CyWee GROUP LTD. v. Google LLC., Nos. 2020-1656; 2020-1567 (February 8, 2023) (precedential) (3-0); Patent Nos. 8,552,978; 8,441,438

Key point(s):

  • The Board has valid authority to issue decisions as long as the Director retains authority to review, regardless of whether the Director actually reviews (or has the opportunity to review) those decisions within the statutory periods.

Ideahub, Inc. v. Unified Patents, LLC, No. 2022-1160, (February 10, 2023) (nonprecedential); Patent No. 9,641,849

Key points:

  • A position not presented in the tribunal under review will not be considered on appeal in the absence of exceptional circumstances.

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