Blog Post For : Federal Courts
NextGen begins in the Federal Circuit
Effective March 19, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will go live on NextGen CM/ECF. This system is an upgrade to the existing PACER system and is already in use in several other circuits. Users with NextGen accounts will be able to access both document retrieval and electronic filing using a single set of login credentials. These same credentials may also be used to access PACER and electronic filing in the other courts who use the system. You may access the Federal Circuit’s notice about the change here. AppealTech is happy to answer any questions you might have…Read more
Federal Circuit Reverses Dismissal of Patent Infringement Complaint
Federal Circuit Reverses Dismissal of Patent Infringement Complaint See Nalco Co. v. Chem-Mod, LLC, Appeal No. 17-1036 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 27, 2018) In Nalco Co. v. Chem Mod, LLC, the Federal Circuit reversed the district court’s dismissal of Nalco’s Fourth Amended Complaint, finding that Nalco had adequately pled its patent infringement claims and that the district court erred in concluding that Nalco had failed to make sufficient factual allegations to support its infringement claims. The Court held that Nalco need not prove its case of patent infringement at the pleading stage. Rather, the purpose of a complaint is to put…Read more
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