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Sharon Prost
Chief Judge
 
Daniel E. O’Toole

Circuit Executive
& Clerk of Court

Sharon Prost
Chief Judge

Daniel E. O’Toole
Circuit Executive
& Clerk of Court

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PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE FEDERAL CIRCUIT MEDIATION PROGRAM

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit proposes to amend its mediation program by adopting Federal Circuit Rule 33.1 and revising the Mediation Guidelines. These amendments are subject to public notice and comment under 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b).  New Federal Circuit Rule 33.1 is appended here.  The revised Guidelines are appended here.  Both are posted for public notice and comment. The Guidelines have been extensively revised and so should be read in their entirety.  Comments and suggested changes by members of the public should be submitted using the "Format for Proposing Changes to Federal Circuit Rules" attached here. Comments and suggested changes should be sent by email to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . All comments must be received by close of business on Thursday, December 5, 2013.