Case Management Plans

Uniform Case Management Plan

All Judges in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, have adopted the Uniform Case Management Plan.  It applies to all civil cases, other than patent cases (see below), regardless of the division in which it is filed.

  • Uniform Case Management Plan for Civil Cases 
    Revised 12/10/13 with changes to:  Sections II, III(G), III(I), IV(B)-Tracks 2 and 3, V, VI, VII, and VIII(A)(1)(3).

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  • ESI Supplement to Report of the Parties' Planning Meeting

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Uniform Patent Case Management Plans

The Uniform Patent Case Management Plan (adopted July 1, 2008).   Note: This version is NOT to be used in design patent cases -- see "Track 3" below. 

  • Phase I (Pre-Markman Ruling) 
    Revised 12/10/13 with changes to: Sections II, III(S), III(X), IV, and V(A)(1).

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  • ESI Supplement to Report of the Parties' Planning Meeting
     

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  • Phase II (Post-Markman Ruling) 
    Revised 12/10/13 with changes to Sections II(E), II(J), IV, and V(A)(1).  

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  Summary of Patent CMP Timelines, Phase I and II (Tracks 1 and 2)

 

The "Track 3" Uniform Patent Case Management Plan, adopted July 1, 2008,  is ONLY for use in design patent cases.

  • Track 3 Patent Case Management Plan
    Revised 12/10/13 with changes to Sections II, III(S), IV, and V(A)(1))

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  Summary of Patent CMP Time LInes (Track 3)

 

  • ESI Supplement to Report of the Parties' Planning Meeting
     

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