Intellectual Property Litigation

Below is a listing of Federal Statutes, Rules, Jury Instructions and Calendars for the Central District of California, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals:

FEDERAL COURT PRACTICE RULES

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Federal Rules of Evidence

U.S. Code and Statutes

Federal Court Cases

Model Patent Jury Instructions

CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA FEDERAL COURT

Central District of California Federal Court Local Rules

Central District of California Federal Court

Master Calendar for All Central District Judges for Federal District Courts of California

Unofficial Electronic Filing Procedures Manual for Central District of California

FEDERAL CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS (CAFC)

Rules of Practice & Procedure for CAFC

Practice Forms

Master Calendar for CAFC Cases 

Opinions, Orders and Decisions by CAFC

NINTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS

Rules of Practice & Procedure with Practice Forms for Ninth Circuit

Opinions, Orders and Decisions by Ninth Circuit

Manual of Jury Trial Procedures

Ninth Circuit Jurisdiction Analysis

Eleventh Circuit Civil and Criminal Pattern Jury Instruction Builder Tool

4LawSchool Case Briefs and Resources

INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION (ITC)

Section 337 Practice Guide for ITC Proceedings – Exclusion orders from the ITC can be powerful where there can be shown that a domestic industry will be harmed by the importation of infringing goods.

FASTCASE – Find various legal court decisions in various courts.

GOOGLE SCHOLAR – Find articles on legal cases involving all different kinds of litigation or scholarly journals covering topics related to your intellectual property and litigation concerns.

LEXISWEB.COM – Legal research tools for searching court cases, law review articles and numerous other sources in an easy-to-use format, particularly good for researching patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, domain name and unfair competition law.

FEDERAL COURT JUDICIAL STATISTICS – This can be helpful when creating a motion to transfer, or determining how long it will take a complaint filed in the court to go to trial.

LOCAL COUNSEL FILING PACKAGE – For those attorneys in other parts of the U.S. and in different countries whose clients are being sued or need to bring suit in the Central District of California Federal Court on intellectual property claims, this helpful package provides everything necessary to use Cislo & Thomas LLP as local counsel.

OFFICER / DIRECTOR LISTINGS OF COMPANIES FOR POSSIBLE SERVICES – This tool provides names and addresses of officers of corporate defendants.

ONLINE DATABASE THAT CONTAINS INFORMATION ON CASES INVOLVING PATENT, TRADEMARK, AND COPYRIGHT LAW – Information about intellectual property cases filed in the United States.