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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’ attorneys were ranked. Jack B. Blumenfeld, Mary B. Graham, Karen Jacobs, Maryellen Noreika, and Rodger D. Smith, II are all members of the firm’s intellectual property litigation practice group.

According to IAM’s research findings, Jack Blumenfeld is a “terrific lawyer” and “a born litigator [who] can quickly assess what is the best course of action and how to deliver high-value services to clients.” Mary Graham “is recommended without hesitation.” IAM also deems Rodger Smith “is quite simply an excellent attorney” and a “member of the new breed of tenacious trial lawyers.” One IP practitioner tells IAM that Karen Jacobs “is the first name to spring to mind for many peers when asked for in-state recommendations.”

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 in 41 countries.

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.