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Jack Blumenfeld Ranked Number One in Delaware Among World's Foremost Patent Litigators

Wilmington, DE – May 16, 2011 – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP partner Jack B. Blumenfeld has been ranked the number one Delaware patent litigator by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine in the 2011 edition of IAM 250 -The World's Leading Patent Litigators.  Morris Nichols’ Intellectual Property Litigation Group was also top-ranked.  The rankings are the product of a four month research effort involving interviews with patent attorneys and in-house counsel around the globe to identify star litigators and leading firms in key districts for patent litigation.

IAM reported that Jack is lauded by peers and clients as, “a great strategic thinker, a strong all-round lawyer who knows patent law as well as anybody and [is] clearly the market leader,” “adept at handling many different types of technology.”

The firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group was top-ranked based on its depth of world-class patent litigation expertise, market presence and the level of work on which it is typically engaged with IAM noting that it, “is a first port of call for both first-chair and co-counsel representation in major patent litigation” and that in the co-counsel role, the Group “really plays an integral part of the trial team.”

Intellectual Asset Management magazine reports on intellectual property as a business asset.  The magazine focuses on how IP can be best managed and exploited to increase company profits, drive shareholder value and obtain increased leverage in the capital markets.  Its core readership primarily comprises senior executives in IP-owning companies, corporate counsel, private practice lawyers and attorneys, licensing and technology transfer managers, and investors and analysts.