Roderick McKelvie is a senior counsel practicing in intellectual property and commercial litigation. Mr. McKelvie has handled intellectual property and commercial matters at the trial and appellate level, having been lead counsel in over 20 jury trials. From 1992 to 2002, he served as a United States District Court Judge for the District of Delaware. During those 10 years, he presided over more than 200 patent infringement cases, including more than 30 patent infringement trials. While on the bench and since his resignation, he has worked to improve the procedures for presenting complex cases to juries, including having developed model jury instructions for patent infringement cases and the Federal Judicial Center's video for jurors, An Introduction to the Patent System. He is a member of the committee that drafted the National Model Patent Jury Instructions.