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Georgia Patent Rules

Patdek is directed to organizing patent information. The information presented below highlights aspects of the Georgia Local Patent Rules governing invalidity contentions.

Northern District local rules (here) (effective July 15, 2004)

N.D. Ga. L.R. 4.3(a)(2) provides:

(2) For each item of prior art disclosed, whether each item of prior art anticipates each asserted claim or renders it obvious. If the disclosing party contends that a combination of items of prior art makes a claim obvious, each such combination, and the motivation to combine such items, shall be identified.

N.D. Ga. L.R. 4.3(a)(3) provides:

(3) A chart identifying where specifically in each alleged item of prior art each element of each asserted claim is found;

N.D. Ga. L.R. 4.3(b) concerns the document production that is to accompany invalidty contentions.