Intellectual Property – Judge Joseph J. Farnan Jr. Announces Retirement

January 27, 2010

Publication| Intellectual Property| Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring

In a January 26, 2010 notice posted on the United States District Court of Delaware’s website, it was announced that Judge Joseph J. Farnan Jr. will retire from the bench effective July 31, 2010. It was noted that Judge Farnan has submitted his letter of retirement to President Obama and plans to return to the private practice of law. The Court acknowledged Judge Farnan’s 25 years of dedicated service as well as his role in establishing the Court’s reputation as a national venue for complex litigation. We expect to have further information on the handling of Judge Farnan’s pending cases in the near future. For the full text of the announcement, please go to the Court’s website.

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