On May 15, 2008, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Paul R. Michel delivered the annual State of the Court speech. Chief Judge Michel delivered this speech during the Federal Circuit Judicial Conference, held at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Washington. The text of that speech and the corresponding graphics appear here.
Hon. Paul R. Michel, Chief Judge Paul R. Michel's Address to the Federal Circuit Judicial Conference on the State of the Court, 7 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 647 (2008)