Effective July 1, 2021, the Honorable Colm F. Connolly became Chief Judge in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.  Chief Judge Connolly assumed the role from the Honorable Leonard P. Stark, who served the District of Delaware well as Chief Judge since 2014.

Thank you Chief Judge Stark for your leadership,

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Gregory M. Sleet in Smart Audio Technologies, LLC v. Apple, Inc., Civil Action No. 12-134-GMS (D.Del., November 16, 2012), the Court denied Apple’s motion to transfer the action to the Northern District of California. In denying the motion to transfer, the Court explained and examined the differences