Northern District of Texas Local Patent Rules

NDTX Local Patent Rules Text

The Northern District of Texas (NDTX) Local Patent Rules were adopted by Amended Miscellaneous Order No. 62, effective as of November 17, 2009 and were amended effective October 1, 2019 (2nd Amended Miscellaneous Order No. 62).

Click below to download the files for Amended NDTX Local Patent Rules:

Second Amended Miscellaneous Order No. 62 (NDTX Local Patent Rules)

NDTX Local Patent Rules Model Protective Order

NDTX Model Confidentiality Agreement for Experts, Consultants, and Employees

NDTX Model Confidentiality Agreement for Third-Party Vendors

NDTX Local Patent Rules Model Order Focusing Patent Claims and Prior Art

NDTX Local Patent Rules Model Order Regarding E-Discovery in Patent Cases

More details on the new patent rules, including a redline comparison of the amended rules to the previous rules can be found in our post, Northern District of Texas Adopts Amended Local Patent Rules Effective October 1, 2019.

You can read the latest rules and updates from the Northern District of Texas Court website directly from this link.

Texas Local Patent Rules Resources

See our white papers,  Eastern District Texas Patent Rules: Diagram & Checklist, Southern District of Texas Patent Rules: Checklist, and Texas Patent Rules Northern District: Diagram & Checklist for more detail on Texas Local Patent Rules plus a diagram of each set of rules and a downloadable checklist as well as the EDTX Local Patent RulesNDTX Local Patent RulesWDTX Patent Rules, and SDTX Local Patent Rules.

Interested in the local counsel and admission requirements for Texas federal courts, read Local Counsel Requirements - Northern District of TexasLocal Counsel Requirements - Eastern District of TexasLocal Counsel Requirements - Western District of Texas, and Local Counsel Requirements - Southern District of Texas.  

Local Counsel NDTX

See our Local Counsel Texas page for additional information about our Local Counsel practice and the requirements of federal courts in Texas.


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