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Hon. Rubén  Castillo

Hon. Rubén Castillo

United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Chief Judge
Chicago, IL, USA


Chief Judge Rubén Castillo of Chicago, Illinois, received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Loyola University Chicago in 1976 and his law degree from Northwestern University School of Law in 1979. 

On January 27, 1994, President Clinton nominated Chief Judge Castillo to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois as an Article III federal judge.  In 1999, President Clinton nominated him to be the vice-chair of the United States Sentencing Commission.  Chief Judge Castillo has also served as an adjunct professor of trial advocacy at Northwestern University School of Law for more than twenty years.  As a result of his work with students, he has received five teaching awards from Northwestern Law students.

On July 1, 2013, he assumed the position of Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  Chief Judge Castillo heads the Patent Pilot Program for the Northern District of Illinois and is a participating judge.

Hon. Rubén Castillo is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Patent Litigation – Views from the Bench, Part 2 - Patent Litigation 2016, Monday, November 21, 2016
Patent Litigation – Views from the Bench, Part 1 - Patent Litigation 2016, Monday, November 21, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Patent Litigation – Views from the Bench, Part 2 - Patent Litigation – Views from the Bench, Part 2, Monday, November 21, 2016
Patent Litigation – Views from the Bench, Part 1 - Patent Litigation – Views from the Bench, Part 1, Monday, November 21, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Patent Litigation – Views from the Bench, Part 1 - Patent Litigation – Views from the Bench, Part 1, Monday, November 21, 2016
Patent Litigation – Views from the Bench, Part 2 - Patent Litigation – Views from the Bench, Part 2, Monday, November 21, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Patent Litigation 2016, Saturday, December 03, 2016, New York, NY
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