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Bill Would Create Patent "Rocket Dockets" Within Courts

Law360 (February 7, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Republican Congressman Darrell Issa is wrapping up a bill that he says could speed up patent litigation at district courts by empowering specialty judges and creating a “Rocket Docket” for patent cases within each district.

The bill, which is expected to be completed within the next two weeks, will call for a five-year pilot program in which two district courts will participate. Those venues will provide specialized patent judges on a voluntary basis, weeding out judges who shy away from intellectual property or don’t have technical...
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