Specialized Dockets Search


Below are three examples of how Specialized Docket Search can help you pinpoint the information you need.

1. Set an alert for all new Chapter 11 cases filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.
  1. Enter “dockets” in  the Search Bar on the home page, scroll down the auto-complete list and choose Bankruptcy Docket Search, or alternatively select the Search Dockets option and then choose U.S. Bankruptcy Courts on the top of the form that displays.
  2. The Dockets Search form displays.
  3. In the COURTS field, click Browse Full List, go to Districts of Florida, and select Southern District of Florida
  4. Select Chapter 11, and set the Assets and Liabilities scroll bar to reflect the monetary value of the case.
  5. Click the Create Search Alert link. See Saved Searches and Alerts for additional information. 
2. Search for all civil U.S. District Court and Appellate Courts patent, copyright or trademark dockets involving IBM and its subsidiaries
  1. Enter “Federal Docket Search” in  the Search Bar on the home page, scroll down the auto-complete list and choose Federal Dockets Search, or alternatively select the Search Dockets option and choose U.S. District & Appellate Courts on the top of the form that displays.
  2. The Dockets Search form displays. 
  3. In the COURTS field, click Browse Full List, select All U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal and All U.S. District Court.
  4. In the NATURE OF THE CASE field, individually enter Copyright, Patents and Trademarks and select Property Rights - CopyrightsProperty Rights - Patents and Property Rights - Trademarks.
  5. In the COMPANY OR TICKER field, enter "IBM" and select International Business Machine Corp (U.S.) from the auto-complete options list.
  6. In the CIVIL or CRIMINAL field, select Civil from the drop-down list  (this is not necessary if you choose a Nature of Suit).
  7. Click Search. The matching dockets display.
3. Locate a motion to dismiss before Judge Pauley in the Southern District of New York.
  1. Enter “Federal Docket Search” in  the Search Bar on the home page, scroll down the auto-complete list and choose Federal Dockets Search, or alternatively select the Search Dockets option and choose U.S. District & Appellate Courts on the top of the form that displays.
  2. The Dockets Search form appears
  3. In the KEYWORDS field, enter "motion to dismiss,".
  4. In the COURTS field, click Browse Full List, go to Districts of New York, and select Southern District of New York.
  5. In the JUDGE field, input Pauley.
  6. Click Search. The matching dockets display.