Gregory B. Williams, a partner at Fox Rothschild and author of the Delaware Intellectual Property Litigation blog, recently began his term as President of the Delaware State Bar Association.  Despite his additional responsibilities, Williams will continue to practice law full-time during his one year term as President of the Delaware State Bar Association.

On December 8, 2011, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware adopted a "Default Standard for Discovery, Including Discovery of Electronically Stored Information (“ESI”)". Among other things, the revised Default Standard specifies certain information that must be included in the parties’ initial disclosures and, in patent cases, also sets deadlines for the following: 

By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., et al. v. S3 Graphics Co., Ltd., et al., Civil Action No. 11-965-LPS (D.Del., November 8, 2011 (public version)), the Court denied Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction seeking an Order from the Court directing

By Memorandum Opinion entered by Chief Judge Gregory M. Sleet, following a five-day bench trial, in Eli Lilly and Company, et al. v. Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 08-335-GMS (D.Del., July 28, 2011), the Court set forth its findings of fact and conclusions of law and entered judgment in

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Gregory M. Sleet in Nokia Corporation v. Apple Inc., Civil Action No. 09-791-GMS (D.Del., June 1, 2011), the Court denied plaintiff/counterclaim-defendant Nokia’s motion to stay defendant/counterclaim-plaintiff Apple’s patent infringement claims pending reexamination of Apple’s patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”). In doing so,

Christopher J. Burke has been chosen by the Judges of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware to fill the existing vacant U.S. Magistrate Judge position on the Court.  Chris is currently an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Delaware.   Chris is a 2000 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School.

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By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in Tarkus Imaging, Inc. v. Adobe Systems, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 10-63-LPS (D.Del., April 21, 2011), the Court denied the motion to dismiss filed by Defendant Nikon Americas, Inc. (“NA”) which contended that, as a holding company, it does not – and cannot –

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Sue L. Robinson in Boston Scientific Corporation, et al. v. Cordis Corporation, Civil Action No. 10-315-SLR, the Court denied the motion to stay filed by Defendant Cordis Corporation (“Cordis”) seeking to stay the trial scheduled to begin on May 5, 2011. In denying the motion to stay,

By Memorandum Opinion and Order entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark, the Court issued its Markman opinion in Wyeth, LLC v. Intervet, Inc., d/b/a Intervet/Schering Plough Animal Health, Civil Action No. 09-161-LPS (D.Del., March 22, 2011) construing the three disputed terms of the patents-in-suit in the infringement action that plaintiff Wyeth, LLC

By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc., et al. v. Xoft, Inc., Civil Action No. 10-308-LPS-MPT, the Court affirmed the Report and Recommendation issued by Magistrate Judge Mary Pat Thynge on October 12, 2010 denying defendant Xoft, Inc.’s motion to transfer the action to the Northern