The Honourable Michael Black AC, the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia, discusses the Fast Track Direction that affects trade-mark and copyright cases issued April 2009. It is part of an aggressive overhaul of the case management and individual docket system the Court has instigated to make litigation faster, more efficient and less expensive. The Court has similar procedures for patent, tax and admiralty cases.
See also the Canadian Federal Court’s Practice Direction on Streamlining Complex Litigation. (Length: 34:52)