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Delaware Intellectual Property Litigation Newsletter: New Delaware Judges on the Busiest Patent Court in the Nation

Since the enactment of the America Invents Act (AIA) on September 16, 2011, and continuing a trend prior to the AIA, the District of Delaware has become the busiest patent court in the country with 213 cases filed between September 16 and December 31, 2011, and 256 more filed in the first four months of 2012. 1 For the first time, the District also has a full complement of four judges and three magistrate judges, with the recent addition of new district court judge, Richard G. Andrews, and two new magistrate judges, Christopher J. Burke and Sherry R. Fallon.

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