In relation to Judge Leonard Stark’s appointment to the Federal Circuit and departure from the District of Delaware, the nation’s second-busiest patent litigation hub, Washington, DC principal Blair Jacobs shared with IAM, “If cases stop being filed at the same rate in the Western District of Texas and Eastern District of Texas, then the District of Delaware is a primary landing spot. It is foreseeable the patent caseload will increase there. I think the Biden administration will be very active in filling this position and there are a number of very qualified candidates – because you have experienced magistrates there.” Read the article here.


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