WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 15, 2015) – Richards, Layton & Finger and three of the firm’s attorneys, Frederick Cottrell III, Jeffrey Moyer, and Kelly Farnan, have been named among the top patent firms and practitioners in Delaware in Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 2015 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. Richards, Layton & Finger’s IP team received the guide’s top Gold rank, and was the only firm with two attorneys individually ranked Gold for Delaware patent litigation and transactions.
Richards, Layton & Finger’s IP team was recognized as a “trailblazer in the contentious space” with “the muscle to dispatch the most difficult mandates with consummate ease.” Mr. Cottrell, head of the firm’s IP practice, was identified in client commentary as “everyone’s first choice in Delaware for patent trials.” Mr. Moyer was recognized for his “pristine record” in high-stakes litigation, and client comments praised Ms. Farnan as “the star of the Delaware bar—the one you would want to hire for infringement cases in the district courts.”
IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners is a standalone publication that identifies individual and firm expertise in all major areas of patent law and practice. Through an extensive research process conducted by a team of full-time analysts, the publication identifies the leading patent law firms and attorneys in 41 of the world’s most important jurisdictions.