Notice of and Opportunity to Comment on Proposed New Local Rule 3.4, Proposed New Local Patent Rule 1.4, and Proposed Revisions to Local Rule 83.4

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

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 also is proposing revisions to Local Rule 83.4A, which governs recording equipment in courthouses.

More details regarding these proposals are set forth in the official notice, which is available here.

The Court is soliciting comments on these proposals from the public and the bar.  Comments should be made in writing by Friday, March 2, 2018, to:

James N. Hatten
District Court Executive and Clerk of Court
Room 2217, U. S. Courthouse
75 Ted Turner Drive, S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3361