Judges Wood & Pallmeyer issued a joint order requiring that everyone in public spaces of the Northern District and Seventh Circuit wear face masks or coverings. The order includes all public spaces including the lobby, elevators, restrooms, public corridors and also courtrooms, absent direction otherwise from the presiding judge. The mask must cover both the
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…