The United States District Court for the District of Delaware has announced new procedures for assignment of cases to Senior Judge Gregory M. Sleet in light of Judge Sleet’s retirement from the bench during the fall of 2018 and two current District Judge vacancies on the Court. With respect to new civil cases, for the

By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in The Gillette Co. v. Dollar Shave Club, Inc. et al., Civil Action No. 15-1158-LPS-CJB (D.Del. August 7, 2017), the Court overruled the parties’ objections to the Memorandum Order issued on March 7, 2017 by Magistrate Judge Burke denying defendants’ motion to stay the

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in Enzo v. Gen-Probe Inc., Civil Action No. 12-104-LPS (consolidated) (D.Del., June 28, 2017), the Court granted the motion of defendants Gen-Probe Incorporated and Hologic, Inc. for summary judgment of invalidity of U.S. Patent No. 6,992,180 (“the ‘180 patent”) on nonenablement grounds. In doing

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in Vehicle IP, LLC v. AT&T Mobility LLC, et al., Civil Action No. 09-1007-LPS (D.Del., December 30, 2016), the Court granted defendants Telecommunication Systems, Inc., Networks in Motion, Inc., and Cellco Partnership (collectively, the “TCS Defendants”) motion for partial summary judgment of no willful

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Richard G. Andrews in InterDigital Communications, Inc. v. ZTE Corp., Civil Action No. 13-009-RGA (D.Del., June 7, 2016), the Court granted Defendants’ motion seeking certification of partial final judgment, pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 54(b), as to jury’s finding of liability against Defendants for infringement

By Memorandum entered by The Honorable Richard G. Andrews in Acceleration Bay LLC v. Activision Blizzard, Inc., Civil Action No. 15-228-RGA (D.Del., June 3, 2016) (consolidated), the Court held that, unless Boeing joins the action within fourteen (14) days, Defendants’ motion to dismiss for lack of standing will be granted because Boeing is a

By Memorandum Opinion entered by the The Honorable Sue L. Robinson in Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. v. West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp., et al., Civil Action No. 14-1268-SLR (D.Del., May 18, 2016), the Court granted Defendants’ motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s first amended complaint pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) after finding that Plaintiff’s claims

Following a four day bench trial in a consolidated ANDA action before The Honorable Gregory M. Sleet in Genzyme Corp., et al. v. Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Ltd., et al., Civil Action Nos. 13-1506 and 13-1508-GMS (D.Del., May 11, 2016), the Court issued its findings of fact and conclusions of law pursuant to Federal Rule

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in Johns Hopkins University v. 454 Life Sciences Corp., Civil Action No. 13-1853-LPS (D.Del., May 2, 2016), the Court granted John Hopkins University’s (“JHU”) motion for partial summary judgment of a priority date of no later than June 5, 2003 with respect to the

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in Walker Digital, LLC v. Google, Inc., Civil Action No. 11-318-LPS (D.Del., April 12, 2016), the Court granted defendant Google’s Motion for Review Taxation of Costs.  In doing so, the Court rejected plaintiff Walker Digital’s argument that Google’s motion to review costs was procedurally