PILOT PROGRAM IMPLEMENTING PROPOSED LOCAL PATENT RULES
June 11, 2014 - The United States District Court for the District of Colorado on June 4, 2014, formally adopted a Pilot Program that Implements Proposed Patent Rules. The Pilot Program is designed to facilitate the efficient management of patent cases through the use of local rules collaboratively developed with members of the local patent bar and with input from public comment. Patent cases will follow the procedures and deadlines set forth in the Pilot Project Local Patent Rules beginning August 1, 2014. This Pilot Program has been extended by the Court for an additional six months.
The details of the Pilot Program are attached and can also be found at the U.S. District Court’s website HERE, or can be obtained at the office of the Clerk of the Court at the Alfred A. Arraj U.S. Courthouse Annex located at 901 19th Street, Denver, Colorado 80294.
Download LOCAL PATENT RULES PILOT PROJECT
Download PROPOSED SCHEDULING ORDER IN A PATENT CASE (PDF)
Download PROPOSED SCHEDULING ORDER IN A PATENT CASE (DOCX)
Archive of Expired/Superseded Pilot Projects