Committees > Rules



The Rules Committee studies and makes recommendations for changes or amendments to the Rules of the Federal Circuit. The members of this Committee have the opportunity to learn the details of Federal Circuit rules and the policies behind them. Additionally, the Committee provides information to the Association's community regarding proposed revisions and recently implemented revisions to the Federal Circuit Rules and/or Clerk’s Office’s procedures.


Committee Chair

Committee Vice Chairs

Committee Board Liaison

Timothy C. Bickham 
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Christopher S. Geyer
Williams & Connolly LLP


Lucas C. Townsend
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Jessica Hannah
Apple Inc.



Russell Rigby
Intellectual Ventures

Andrew Trask
Google Inc.
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