Morris Nichols Participates in Taiwan Corporate Governance Association’s 2015 International Summit on Corporate Governance

Wilmington, DE (November 16, 2015) – In early November, the Taiwan Corporate Governance Association hosted the 11th Annual International Corporate Governance Summit, a two-day event in Taipei focused on strengthening internal and external corporate governance mechanisms. Members of the Delaware corporate governance community played prominent roles in the conference, with Morris Nichols partner... Continue Reading

U.S. News – Best Lawyers Recognizes Morris Nichols in 2016 “Best Law Firms” Guide

Wilmington, DE (November 2, 2015) – U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has once again ranked Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP in its annual guide of the “Best Law Firms.” In the 2016 edition, the firm was selected for inclusion in a diverse array of bankruptcy, corporate, intellectual property, and trust law practice areas in Delaware... Continue Reading

Ethan Townsend Quoted by Law360 on New Patent Pleading Standards

Morris Nichols attorney Ethan Townsend contributed commentary to the Law360 article entitled “New Patent Pleading Standard Bring Deep Uncertainty.” The piece covers developments following the abolishment of Form 18. Ethan provided insights on new rules that could generate an increase in motions arguing that direct infringement suits do not comply with Supreme Court precedent. “Many, many... Continue Reading

Michael Houghton Quoted by AP on Uniform Law for Unclaimed Property

Morris Nichols partner Michael Houghton was quoted by The Associated Press in the article entitled “State Unclaimed Property Laws: Discord and Disparities” which discusses recent efforts by the Uniform Law Commission’s Drafting Committee to Revise the Uniform Unclaimed Property Act. Mike co-chairs this ULC revision committee and expressed hope they will work through the “very strong... 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 firm’s top ranking, six Morris Nichols attorneys were... Continue Reading

Law360 Analysis Places Morris Nichols Among Busiest Patent Litigation Practices

Wilmington, DE (September 29, 2015) – Yesterday, Law360 released its mid-year analysis of the most-hired law firms in U.S. patent litigation. The report found an “uptick” in workload overall and ranked “Delaware-based law firm powerhouse” Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP fourth on its list of “Busiest Patent Defense Firms” with 43 cases as defense counsel and twelfth on its... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols IP Group Welcomes Special Counsel Brian Egan

Wilmington, DE (September 23, 2015) – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP is pleased to announce that Brian P. Egan has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group. With ten years’ experience in patent litigation, Brian has represented leading technology companies in cases involving patent infringement, trade secrets and other litigation matters across an array of... Continue Reading

Michael Houghton Joins Board of the Pete du Pont Freedom Award Foundation

Wilmington, DE (August 25, 2015) – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP partner Michael Houghton recently joined the Board of Directors of The Pete du Pont Freedom Award Foundation. “The Foundation is not a political action committee, not a partisan vehicle. It’s a ‘think tank’ to promote growth, opportunity and independence for businesses and individuals. These... 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 Litigation-Intellectual Property “Lawyer of the... Continue Reading