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Standing Order Regarding Courtesy Copies
Default Standard for Discovery of Electronically Stored Information ("E-Discovery")
Default Standard for Access to Source Code
Effective today, July 1, 2014, Chief Judge Stark will be following his new procedures for Discovery Matters and new procedures for Motions to Strike and Motions to Amend in ALL CIVIL CASES. These new procedures apply to all patent cases (ANDA and non-ANDA), and to all other civil cases, regardless of when they were filed.
Patent Procedures (Rev. 06/18/14)
Patent Scheduling Order (non-ANDA) (Rev. 06/14)
Patent Scheduling Order (ANDA) (Rev. 07/14)
Patent Pretrial Order (Rev. 06/14)
The application period for summer interns during the summer of 2021 has ended. Due to the volume of application received, Chambers will only communicate to those who will be interviewed. If you are not notified by Chambers, another candidate within the recruitment was selected.
Judge Stark's clerks serve for staggered terms, and he reviews applications and conducts interviews on a rolling basis when there are openings. He will post vacancies for specific terms on OSCAR as they arise. Judge Stark has currently filled all clerkship positions through 2021. Please check OSCAR for open positions.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U. S. District Court, District of Delaware
Nominated by Barack Obama on March 17, 2010, to a seat vacated by Kent A. Jordan; Confirmed by the Senate on August 5, 2010, and received commission on August 10, 2010. Served as Chief Judge, 2014-2021.
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, 2007-2010.
University of Delaware, B.S., B.A., M.A., 1991
Magdalen College, University of Oxford, D.Phil., 1993
Yale Law School, J.D., 1996
Law clerk, Hon. Walter K. Stapleton, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1996-1997
Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1997-2001
Adjunct professor, University of Delaware, 1998-1999
Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Delaware, 2002-2007