United States District Court

Northern District Of Illinois

Local Rules

LR3.4. Notice of Claims Involving Patents or Trademarks

In order to assist the clerk in complying with the requirement to notify the commissioner, any party filing a pleading, complaint, or counterclaim which raises for the first time a claim arising under the patent and trademark laws of the United States (U.S. Code, Titles 15 and 35) shall file with the pleading, complaint, or counterclaim a separate notice of claims involving patents or trademarks. That notice shall include for each patent the information required by 35 U.S.C. 290; and for each trademark the information required by 15 U.S.C. 1116(c).