Cecil Quillen again
Given these observations, it is the Commenter's view that efforts at change should be directed at resolving the entirety of the Federal Circuit problem by restoring appellate jurisdiction in patent infringement cases to the regular circuit courts of appeals. If the cause is to be lost in any event, it is better to lose fighting for the complete solution.
LBE discussed earlier work by Quillen: 4 J. Intell. Prop. 108 (2004-2005)