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  Federal Circuit Bar Journal
  Volume 16, Number 3, 2007
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  • Throwing a Wrench in the System: Size-Dependent Properties, Inherency, and Nanotech Patent Applications
        p.327                                                                                      +cite        
        I What is Nanotechnology?; II. Claiming Nanotechnology and Implicit Reliance on Properties; III. The Doctrine of Inherency and Examining Nanotech Applications; IV. The Double Patenting Problem and Potential Solutions
  • The Role of Special Masters in Off-Table Vaccination Compensation Cases: Assuring Flexibility Over Certainty
        p.372                                                                                      +cite        
        I. The Use of Special Masters in Vaccination Compensation Cases; II. The Federal Circuit Review of Special Masters' Decisions in Off-Table Cases; III. Special Masters Attempt to Achieve Certainty and Consistency; IV. Special Masters Overstepped Statutory Authority
  • Mandating Mediation for Cases Before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Can Improve the Efficiency of the Court and the Experience of the Parties
        p.379                                                                                      +cite        
        I. The Status Quo; II. Mediation; III. Analysis: Empirical Support for Mandating Mediation; IV. Analysis: Mandating Mediation can improve the Quality of the Appeal Experience; V. Analysis: Responding to Critiques of the Mediation Process; VI. Taking the Next Step: Issues in Creating a Mandatory Mediation Program; Conclusion: Mandatory Mediation is a Win -Win Solution for the CAVC
  • Johnny Get Your Mediator: A Rallying Cry for Mediation in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
        p.395                                                                                      +cite        
        I. The Veterans' Benefits Process; II. Mediation in Federal Courts; III. The CAVC Should Adopt its Own Mediation Program.
  • Cases and Recent Developments
        p.409                                                                                      +cite