News & Announcements: 01/2018

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Tue, 2018-01-30

The Northern District of Georgia is proposing new Local Rule 3.4 and new Local Patent Rule 1.4 to require appropriate parties in patent, copyright, and trademark cases to complete and file AO Form 120 and/or AO Form 121, as applicable.  The Court...

Thu, 2018-01-18

U.S. District Court Judge William S. Duffey, Jr. has announced his retirement effective July 1, 2018.  More details are contained in the press release available here.

Wed, 2018-01-17

On Thursday, January 18th, the Atlanta, Gainesville, and Newnan divisions of the Court will open at 11:00 a.m.  The Rome division will open at 10:00 a.m.