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English definition of “the Federal Circuit”

the Federal Circuit

noun     LAW
a court of law in the US created by Congress to decide cases relating to business activities such as contracts and patents that have already been judged by less important courts . The Federal Circuit is responsible for making laws in the whole of the United States : The Federal Circuit has exclusive jurisdiction over patent appeals .
(Definition of the Federal Circuit noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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