Jennifer is an experienced intellectual property litigator. She focuses her practice on patent and trade secret disputes in federal and state court. Her experience encompasses all aspects of litigation from outset to trial and through appeal, having represented clients in various appellate courts across the country.
A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with degrees in electrical engineering & computer science and management, she frequently draws on her technical background in her patent litigation work. Jennifer has represented clients in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries, as well as in the mechanical and electrical arts, with a focus on telecommunications and wireless technologies. In addition, Jennifer previously worked as a registered patent agent at an intellectual property boutique firm in New York City where she prosecuted patents on behalf of domestic and international clients in the mechanical and electrical arts.
Prior to joining Morris Nichols, Jennifer gained valuable court experience as a law clerk to The Honorable Jack B. Jacobs, Delaware Supreme Court and as a summer intern to The Honorable Donald F. Parsons, Jr., Delaware Court of Chancery. In law school, she served as an associate and senior editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, as well as an executive editor of the East Asia Law Review.
In 2014, she was included in Lawyers of Color’s Annual Hot List which recognizes early- to mid-career minority attorneys working as in-house counsel, government attorneys, and law firm associates and partners.
In addition to her litigation practice, Jennifer also maintains a very active pro bono practice. She has handled civil rights cases through the Delaware ACLU, and has served as a guardian ad litem to help dependent and neglected children secure permanency. She has also tried custody cases in Family Court through appointments from the Delaware Volunteer Legal Services. In addition, Jennifer has experience handling veterans’ claims before the regional office, Board of Veterans’ Appeals, and Court of Veterans’ Claims, most recently obtaining over $250,000 in back disability benefits for a disabled veteran.