Monday, February 22, 2016

New 9th Cir. e-filing procedure + Fed. Cir. Judge in LA

Effective February 19, 2016, parties no longer have the option to submit motions and briefs together in the same transaction in CM/ECF.

Parties shall submit all Motions via CM/ECF by selecting "File a Motion" as the Type of Document.
Parties shall submit all Briefs via CM/ECF by selecting "Submit Brief for Review by the Court" as the Type of Document.

For Frequently Asked Questions, go to

Prospective Amici shall continue to submit their amicus briefs and motions to become amicus together by selecting "Submit Brief and File Prospective Amicus or Intervenor Motion Together" as the Type of Document.

Do IP appeals? On March 1, there's a dinner program in DTLA at the Biltmore with Judge Richard Taranto of the Federal Circuit. Details here.
Event Description The Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association, the Orange County Intellectual Property Law Association and the Judge Paul R. Michel Intellectual Property American Inn of Court invite you to our annual Judges’ Night Dinner.  Judges’ Night honors those members of the judiciary who handle intellectual property matters and features an interactive discussion of current topics with a panel of prominent judges. We are extremely pleased to announce that this year’s keynote speaker will be The Honorable Richard G. Taranto, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Following his keynote address, Judge Taranto will join in a panel discussion with Judges James V. Selna and Andrew J. Guilford