Maryellen Noreika

Partner

(302) 351-9278 T
(302) 425-3011 F

Maryellen is recognized as a leading Delaware patent litigator by Chambers USA: Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Maryellen is a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation Group.  Her practice focuses on litigating patent cases in a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices and consumer products.

She has been ranked in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  For more than seven years, Maryellen has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers Business Edition’s Women in the LawShe has also been identified among the leading patent lawyers in Delaware by IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners.

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Delaware State Bar Association

News

IAM Patent 1000 2016 Ranks Morris Nichols Among Top Delaware IP Firms

Wilmington, DE (May 31, 2016) – Intellectual Asset Management (“IAM”) has released the fifth edition of IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. The 2016 guide pronounces Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP a “patent litigation powerhouse” and ranks the firm in its highest, Gold band on the Delaware rankings... Continue Reading

Chambers USA 2016 Ranks Morris Nichols Band 1 in Four Delaware Practice Areas; 25 Morris Nichols Attorneys Recognized Among the Best in Delaware

Wilmington, DE (May 27, 2016) – The 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business again ranked Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP as a Band 1 law firm in the Delaware categories for Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Chancery, Corporate M&A & Alternative Entities, and Intellectual Property. Twenty-five Morris... Continue Reading

Six Morris Nichols Partners Listed Among Best Lawyers 2016 Women in the Law

Wilmington, DE (May 3, 2016) – Six partners from Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP have been included in Best Lawyers Business Edition’s list of 2016 Women in the Law. Featuring peer-nominated attorneys in 140 practice areas, the list is part of the inaugural Best Lawyers Business Edition publication, produced in collaboration with the... Continue Reading

Docket Navigator Year in Review 2015 Names Morris Nichols Among Top Firms in District Court Patent Cases

Wilmington, DE (February 19, 2016) – This week, Docket Navigator released its 2015 Year in Review of U.S. patent litigation. The annual report analyzes data on patent litigation cases and administrative proceedings to highlight trends in the patent landscape.  In Docket Navigator’s breakdown of U.S. district court cases, Morris, Nichols,... Continue Reading

Benchmark Litigation 2016 Ranks Morris Nichols Among Top Delaware Firms

Wilmington, DE (October 15, 2015) – Today, Benchmark Litigation unveiled its 2016 guide to the leading litigation firms in the United States. The publication again ranked Morris Nichols “Highly Recommended” for Delaware. Benchmark sources report, “When it comes to Delaware Chancery litigation, they are the best.” In addition to the... Continue Reading

30 Morris Nichols Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016

Wilmington, DE (August 17, 2015) – Thirty attorneys from Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP were selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The results are based on peer-review evaluations from more than 79,000 eligible attorneys. Jack B. Blumenfeld was named the Best Lawyers® 2016... Continue Reading

IAM Patent 1000 2015 Ranks Morris Nichols a “Gold” Firm in Delaware

Wilmington, DE (June 17, 2015) – Today, Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) released the fourth edition of IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. The guide ranks Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP as a “Gold” band law firm in Delaware, noting that the firm “achieves the rare feat of making major plays on the... Continue Reading

Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2015 Recognizes Four Morris Nichols Partners

Wilmington, DE (June 6, 2015) – Four Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP partners have been named in Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2015. Through client and peer research, the independent guide evaluates hundreds of attorneys worldwide to identify top patent attorneys. Morris Nichols partners Jack. B. Blumenfeld, Karen Jacobs, Maryellen... Continue Reading

Chambers USA 2015 Ranks 23 Morris Nichols Attorneys and 4 Practice Groups Among the Best in Delaware

Wilmington, DE (May 19, 2015) – The 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business ranked Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP as a Band 1 law firm in the Delaware categories for Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Chancery, Corporate M&A & Alternative Entities, and Intellectual Property. Twenty-three... Continue Reading

Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Morris Nichols in 2015 Rankings

Wilmington, DE (September 24, 2014) – The 2015 edition of Benchmark Litigation recognizes  Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP as a “Highly Recommended” law firm in Delaware.  The guide notes that Morris Nichols “has developed a national reputation as a leading general commercial litigation, bankruptcy, and... Continue Reading

28 Morris Nichols Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015

Wilmington, DE (August 18, 2014) – Twenty-eight attorneys from Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell were selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The results are based on peer-review evaluations from more than 50,000 attorneys. Two partners received special recognition as 2015 Delaware Lawyer of the... Continue Reading

Four Morris Nichols Partners Listed Among Top Patent Attorneys in Who's Who Legal: Patents 2014

Wilmington, DE (June 13, 2014) – Four Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell lawyers have been named in the Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2014, an independent research guide on the world’s leading patent lawyers. Jack B. Blumenfeld, Karen Jacobs, Maryellen Noreika, and Rodger D. Smith, II are among 670 experts in 57 worldwide... Continue Reading

Intellectual Asset Management Ranks Morris Nichols in Delaware Top Tier

Wilmington, DE (June 2, 2014) – The 2014 edition of IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners ranked Morris Nichols in the gold tier for Delaware, noting the firm “is a first port of call for litigators seeking local counsel in Delaware.” In addition to this top firm ranking, five Morris Nichols’... Continue Reading

Chambers USA 2014 Names 21 Morris Nichols Attorneys and 4 Practice Groups as Best in Delaware

Wilmington, DE (May 23, 2014) – The 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business today ranked twenty-one Morris Nichols’ attorneys and four practice groups as best in Delaware.  Chambers annually conducts in-depth interviews of commercial users of legal services to assess the strengths and reputations... Continue Reading

2014 Chambers USA Directory Ranks 21 Morris Nichols Attorneys as 'Leaders in their Field"

Wilmington, DE (March, 2014) – The Firm congratulates its 21 attorneys who will be included in the 2014 Chambers USA “Leaders in their Field” legal directory by Chambers & Partners. Several practices and lawyers are recognized in more than one area. Delaware A Gilchrist Sparks III, Chancery & Corporate /M&A Derek... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Attorneys Named to 2014 Best Lawyers in America - 60 Practice Specialty Selections; 22 Top-Listed Practice areas; 5 Delaware Lawyers of the Year

Wilmington, DE (August 21, 2013) – Morris Nichols is pleased to announce that two thirds of the firm's partnership have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  The firm was noted for 60 individual specialty selections, 22 "Top-Listed" practice specialties, and five individual 2014 Delaware Lawyers... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Tops Delaware in Benchmark Litigation 2013

Wilmington, DE (May 22, 2013) – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP is pleased to announce that nine Morris Nichols’ attorneys and three practice areas have been selected as among the best in Delaware by the 2013 edition of Benchmark Litigation. Benchmark’s research included competitors who described Morris Nichols litigators... Continue Reading

Chambers USA 2013 Names 17 Morris Nichols Attorneys and 4 Practice Groups as Best In Delaware

Wilmington, DE (May 24, 2013) – The 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business today ranked seventeen Morris Nichols’ attorneys and four practice groups as best in Delaware.  Chambers annually conducts in-depth interviews of commercial users of legal services to assess the strengths and reputations... Continue Reading

28 Morris Nichols Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America 2013

Wilmington, DE (August 31, 2012) – 28 Morris Nichols attorneys have been named to The Best Lawyers in America 2013 in twenty two practice areas. Morris Nichols lawyers were selected for outstanding reputations and distinguished work in their practice areas based on a confidential peer-review survey of the top attorneys in the country, according... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Team Successful in LadaTech v Illumina Patent Infringement Dispute

Wilmington, DE (March 1, 2012) – Jack Blumenfeld and Maryellen Noreika, Morris Nichols Intellectual Property Litigation Group partners, headed the Morris Nichols patent litigation trial team that represented LadaTech, LLC in its successful patent infringement dispute against Illumina, Inc. The team included associates Derek J. Fahnestock and... Continue Reading

Chambers USA 2009 Names 20 Morris Nichols Attorneys and Five Practice Groups as Best in Delaware

Wilmington, DE – June 12, 2009 – The 2009 edition of Chambers USA:  America’s Leading Lawyers for Business today ranked twenty Morris Nichols’ attorneys and five practice groups as best in Delaware. Chambers annually conducts in-depth interviews of commercial users of legal services to assess the strengths and... Continue Reading