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Website Policies

Disclaimers

Although every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct and timely, the Federal Circuit does not warrant its accuracy. Portions of the information may be incorrect or not current. The information contained on this website should not be cited as legal authority. Rather, users should consult primary sources for all rules and other legal materials. Official copies of forms and notices may be obtained from the Clerk’s Office. Links to other websites are provided for the user’s convenience and shall not be deemed as an official endorsement by the court. These websites may contain information created and maintained by other public and private organizations or commercial entities. The Federal Circuit does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any information, whether on this website or another website.

Privacy Notice

If you visit our website to view or download information, we collect and store the following information: the name of the domain from which you accessed the Internet; the internet protocol (IP) address from which you accessed this site; the date and time you accessed the website; and the pages you visited. This information is used solely for purposes of evaluating and maintaining our website.

If you choose to provide us with personal information, perhaps to subscribe for updates or to request additional information via our Contact Us page, it will be used only for the purpose(s) you state. We collect such information only to respond to your requests. We do not share that information with others, and we do not collect information for commercial marketing.

Security Notice

This is a restricted government system for official judiciary business only. All activities on this system for any purpose, and all access attempts, may be recorded and monitored or reviewed by persons authorized by the federal judiciary for improper use, protection of system security, performance of maintenance, and appropriate management by the judiciary of its systems. By using this system or any connected system, users expressly consent to system monitoring and to official access to data reviewed and created by them on the system. Any evidence of unlawful activity, including unauthorized access attempts, may be reported to law enforcement officials.

Technical

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