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Elizabeth Rader

is an independent appellate attorney practicing at Calliope Legal in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. Before entering private practice she started her legal career clerking in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and in the Eastern District of Virginia. She is a chapter contributor to Evidence in Patent Cases.

Recent Articles by Elizabeth Rader

Preserving Due Process in Approaches to Narrowing Claims in Multi-Patent Lawsuits

Courts construe, administer, and apply the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure so as “to secure the just, speedy and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding.” Fed. R. Civ. P. 1. Large patent portfolios have contributed to the increase in numbers of unwieldy cases that assert many patents and claims. A court presiding over such a case usually makes every…