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Eric Schwartz guest lecturer at Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

Wilmington, DE (March 31, 2016) – Eric Schwartz was a guest lecturer at Georgetown University McDonough School of Business.  Mr. Schwartz lectured on the subject of corporate fiduciary duties in a distress situation to the Corporate Restructuring class of students in the masters in business program.   Mr. Schwartz' hour-long lecture covered the challenges officers and directors face in a... Continue Reading

Managing Intellectual Property Names Jack Blumenfeld Outstanding IP Litigator for Delaware

Wilmington, DE (March 18, 2016) – For the third year in a row, Managing Intellectual Property has presented Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP partner Jack B. Blumenfeld with the award for Outstanding IP Litigator in Delaware. Jack was recognized at the annual North America Awards dinner in Washington, DC on March 17, 2016.  The awards recognize outstanding work by law firms as well as... Continue Reading

Lex Machina 2015 Patent Litigation Review: Morris Nichols Led Delaware Firms in Patent Litigation Activity

Wilmington, DE (March 18, 2016) – This week, Lex Machina released its 2015 Patent Litigation Year in Review report, which analyzes filing trends, key decisions and timing to key events, as well as settlement rates, damages and other U.S. patent litigation data over the past year.  Based on an extensive review of data compiled using Lex Machina’s Legal Analytics® platform, the study found... Continue Reading

Michael Houghton Quoted in The News Journal on SCOTUS Unclaimed Property Opinion

Morris Nichols partner Michael Houghton spoke with The News Journal about a recent U.S. Supreme Court discussion on unclaimed property which cited Delaware as an example of concerns with unclaimed property owner notifications.  Mike has advised Fortune 500 companies and others on unclaimed property issues for more than 25 years and is a member of a Legislative Task Force currently examining, and... Continue Reading

Michael Houghton Quoted in BNA Weekly State Tax Report on Unclaimed Property Lawsuit

Morris Nichols partner Michael Houghton contributed comments to the BNA Weekly State Tax Report article entitled “Pennsylvania Sues Delaware, MoneyGram for $10.3 Million in Uncashed Checks.” Mike has advised Fortune 500 companies and others on unclaimed property issues for more than 25 years and told Bloomberg BNA the case is “extremely unusual.” He observed that the lawsuit was filed... 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... Continue Reading

Vice Chancellor Donald F. Parsons, Jr. Joins Morris Nichols

Wilmington, DE (February 17, 2016) – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP is pleased to announce that former Vice Chancellor Donald F. Parsons, Jr. will be joining the firm as Senior Counsel in March 2016. Vice Chancellor Parsons retired from the Delaware Court of Chancery in October 2015. During his tenure on the bench, Vice Chancellor Parsons issued hundreds of opinions and rulings... Continue Reading

Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance 2016 Names Nine Morris Nichols Attorneys

Wilmington, DE (February 8, 2016) – Nine Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP partners will be listed in Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance 2016. Jon Abramczyk, Frederick Alexander, Melissa DiVincenzo, Andrew Johnston, William Lafferty, Kenneth Nachbar, Gil Sparks, Patricia Vella, and Jeffrey Wolters have all been identified as leaders in their field through Who’s Who Legal’s... Continue Reading