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IAM Patent 1000 2017 Ranks Morris Nichols Among Top Delaware IP Firms

Wilmington, DE (July 14, 2017) – Intellectual Asset Management (“IAM”) has released the sixth edition of IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. The 2017 guide pronounces Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP a “tier-one practice” brimming with “high-quality professionals who possess a wealth of knowledge and have illustrious records in court” and ranks the firm in its highest Gold band on the Delaware rankings table.

Earning exuberant praise from peers, Morris Nichols is considered “top of the list” for patent litigation with five partners ranked as leading Delaware patent professionals. The “obvious first choice for leading practitioner in the state”, Jack B. Blumenfeld is “absolutely excellent and vastly experienced litigating at the highest levels. He has a strong presence in his cases and handles them in a professional manner. A creative thinker and master strategist, Blumenfeld gets results”. Handling a varied range of IP matters, Mary B. Graham is noted for her “dexterity in patent and trade secret disputes.” Another pivotal lawyer is the “wonderful” Karen Jacobs, who “executes on the trickiest contentious briefs with aplomb.” “Smart, organized and tenacious”, Maryellen Noreika is a “life sciences maestro famed for her persuasive advocacy in Hatch-Waxman cases.” Rodger D. Smith II is yet another “exceptional litigator” in the team; the 20-year veteran has secured “stunning results for rights holders across the country.”

About IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners

Published by Intellectual Asset Management since 2012, IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners identifies the top patent practitioners in key jurisdictions around the globe. The guide is the result of an extensive, five-month research process including more than 1,500 phone interviews with law firm attorneys and in-house counsel around the world.

About Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP

Morris Nichols combines a broad national practice of corporate, intellectual property, business reorganization and restructuring, commercial law and litigation with a general business, tax, estate planning and real estate practice within the State of Delaware.  The firm is regularly involved as lead counsel or co-counsel in matters of national and international significance, as well as those affecting its immediate community.  Follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.