• Pilot Program Established to Develop “Patent Specialist” U.S. District Court Judges in Fourteen D
  • June 23, 2011
  • Law Firm: Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP - Wilmington Office
  • Fourteen district courts have been selected by the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts to participate in a 10-year patent pilot program designed to enhance the expertise of district court judges in handling patent and plant variety cases. The pilot program, which is mandated by Pub. L. No. 111-349, is scheduled to begin in most courts in July 2011.