The Northern District and the Seventh Circuit have altered their hours of operation for the holidays.  Both courts will be closed on:

  • December 24, 2015;
  • December 25, 2015; and
  • January 1, 2016

The courts will also close at 3:00 pm on December 31, 2015.

On September 26, Chicago-Kent is hosting its fourth annual U.S. Supreme Court Intellectual Property Review.  Seventh Circuit Judge Diane P. Wood will deliver the keynote address, titled “Is It Time to Abolish the Federal Circuit’s Exclusive Jurisdiction in Patent Cases?”  It promises to be a very interesting discussion.

The one-day conference will be held at