Proposed Rules and Form Changes

Announcement:  The United States District Court for the District of Kansas gives notice of the adoption of local patent rules.  Interested persons, whether or not members of the bar, may submit comments on the proposed rules to the Clerk at any of the record offices or by email at  All comments must be in writing and, to receive consideration by the Court, must be received by the Clerk on or before 5:00 p.m. on November 26, 2016.

A revised Pretrial and Criminal Case Management Order was also recently approved by the judges of this court. Comments on this revised Order are welcome and also due by November 26, 2016.  For the Word version click here.  For the .PDF version click here.

Comments on the proposed rules or form changes can be sent to

2016-10-13-proposed-patent-local-rules (file)
U.S. Federal Court District of Kansas


U.S. Federal Court District of Kansas