District of Delaware Announces Selection of New Magistrate Judge Tennyson

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On July 1, 2024, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware announced the selection of Eleanor G. Tennyson to fill the vacancy that was created when Judge Jennifer L. Hall was elevated to District Judge earlier this year. Ms. Tennyson will commence her duties as Magistrate Judge on July 10, 2024.

Ms. Tennyson brings to the bench a deep familiarity with the Court and a strong background in intellectual property. Ms. Tennyson began her career as an associate in Morris Nichols’ intellectual property group from 2012-2018. Her casework focused on patent litigation, particularly Hatch-Waxman cases and matters involving the chemical arts. She subsequently joined the Court in October 2018, where she has since served as a law clerk to Judge Maryellen Noreika.   

Ms. Tennyson is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law where she was managing editor of the Iowa Law Review. Prior to law school, she earned her master’s degree from the Clemson University Graduate School of Chemistry, and undergraduate degree, with honors, from Grinnell College.

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