Del. Chapter of FBA Presents Bankruptcy Litigation CLE Program

Save the Date: March 11, 2011 The United States District Court for the District of Delaware, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware and the Delaware Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will present a “Bankruptcy Litigation Advocacy Program” on March 11, 2011. The program will be held in the Auditorium ofContinue reading “Del. Chapter of FBA Presents Bankruptcy Litigation CLE Program”

New Supplemental Information Sheet Required for Filing New ANDA Case

On February 1, 2011, the District of Delaware revised its CM/ECF filing guidelines to require that in all newly filed ANDA cases, plaintiff file a supplemental information sheet along with the complaint. This new form (below) provides the following information to the court: (1) date patentee received notice, (2) date of expiration of the patent,Continue reading “New Supplemental Information Sheet Required for Filing New ANDA Case”

D. Del. Panel to Recommend Candidates for Open Magistrate Position

On Monday, the District of Delaware came one step closer to filling the vacant magistrate judge position. By order, the D. Del. Judges constituted the newest iteration of the district’s Merit Selection Panel, which is charged with recommending no more than five candidates for the vacancy. The Panel will submit its guidance to the CourtContinue reading “D. Del. Panel to Recommend Candidates for Open Magistrate Position”

District of Delaware Federal Trial Practice Seminar – Applications Now Being Accepted for Spring 2011 Program

I am pleased to pass along an announcement from the Delaware Chapter of the Federal Bar Association regarding the Second Annual Federal Trial Practice Seminar. (A flyer is also posted below.) The United States District Court for the District of Delaware and the Delaware Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (“FBA”) are pleased to announceContinue reading “District of Delaware Federal Trial Practice Seminar – Applications Now Being Accepted for Spring 2011 Program”

Judge Leonard P. Stark: Case Reassignments

Things are moving quickly here in the District of Delaware. In a flurry of docket activity the past 24 hours, it appears that cases previously assigned to Judge Farnan (who retired from the bench on July 31, 2010) are being reassigned to Judge Leonard P. Stark. Those cases are seeing docket entries containing text similarContinue reading “Judge Leonard P. Stark: Case Reassignments”

Federal Bar Association Honors Judge Joseph J. Farnan, Jr.

The Delaware Chapter of the Federal Bar Association honored district judge Joseph J. Farnan, Jr. today at its annual meeting in Wilmington. The event, also sponsored by the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, brought together a number of Delaware federal judges, past law clerks, and practitioners from around the country toContinue reading “Federal Bar Association Honors Judge Joseph J. Farnan, Jr.”