Welcome to Skilled in the Art. I’m Law.com IP reporter Scott Graham. It’s the little things in life and the law that count, right? Like the kind of paper you file your briefs on. A Northern District of California judge is trying to show through his standing order that the world won’t end if counsel don’t use formal pleading paper. Two IP lawyers are the first to take him up on his challenge. I’ve also got news of a possible course correction on motions to transfer at the Federal Circuit, expansion plans at Desmarais LLP, and more. As always feel free to email me your thoughts and feedback and follow me on Twitter.

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U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria.

The Revolution Will Not Be on Pleading Paper