Volume 16 Number 1 | June 2007

Volume 16 Number 1 | June 2007
The Federal Circuit Bar Journal

Letter from Judge Ellis

H.R. 5418

Guidelines for Patent Claim Construction: Post-Phillips—The Basics of a Markman Hearing
Author: Federal Circuit Bar Association Patent Litigation Committee Markman Project

The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Constitutional Implications of Judicial Review: Veterans’ Due Process Right to Hire Counsel
Author: John W. Egan

No Claim Adjudication Without Representation: A Criticism of 38 U.S.C. § 5904 (c)
Author: Matthew J. Dowd

It’s Patent that “Plain Meaning” Dictionary Definitions Shouldn’t Dictate: What Phillips Portends for Contract Interpretation

Cases and Recent Developments