Under the D. Del. local rule 7.1.4, a written request for oral argument is due seven days after the reply brief on a motion.
According to the rule, the Court may or may not schedule oral argument on receiving a request—and may schedule argument even if it is not requested:
Oral argument on any motion may be scheduled upon the application of a party, or sua sponte by Court order.
That leads to a common question, "Should we request oral argument on our motion?"
The short answer is: yes, if you want oral argument. The Court is going to schedule …