The Eastern District of Virginia “Rocket Docket” remains in the top ten for patent infringement filings in the United States in 2009, as reported by LegalMetric, a data analysis company. The top ten districts for 2009 were:

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1. Central District of California

2. Eastern District of Texas

3. District of Delaware

4. Northern District of California

5. District of New Jersey

6. Northern District of Illinois

7. Southern District of New York

8. Southern District of California

9. District of Massachusetts

10. Eastern District of Virginia