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Opinions & Orders

The Federal Circuit publishes online all opinions, precedential orders, non-ministerial orders related to en banc cases, and orders disposing of mandamus petitions. These matters are typically docketed between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. (Eastern) daily and are posted on the Federal Circuit’s website at 11:00 a.m. Subscribe to our RSS feed or email notification service to receive notice of newly published items.

Opinions and select orders from October 1, 2004, to the present are available below for public access. All orders issued after 2012 are available through PACER.  For opinions and orders before these dates, please review information about accessing case records or contact the Clerk’s Office at 202-275-8000.

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