Welcome to the Federal Circuit Bar Journal


The Federal Circuit Bar Journal (“FCBJ”) is the official journal of the Federal Circuit Bar Association and is a quarterly publication providing meaningful, insightful and timely coverage of issues within the purview of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. To learn more about the Journal, visit our About the Journal page.



Our Current Issue: September 2016
 The Singularity is Near: Implications for Patent and Copyright Law in the Age of Whole Brain Emulation
Bailey Gallagher
 Strengthening the Floodwalls: Reinterpreting the Federal Circuit’s Ridge Line Test to Limit Government Liability in Takings Jurisprudence
Bud Davis
 How to Shrink a Growing Problem: Improving the System of Benefits for Obese Veterans, in Light of the American Medical Association’s Recent Classification of Obesity as a Disease
Grace C. Brier
 Pot Calls Kettle Dictum: Expanded Secret Prior Art in Obviousness
Andrew C. Michaels