Kelly E. Farnan

Director

302.651.7705
302.498.7701 (fax)
farnan@rlf.com
Kelly Farnan’s practice includes complex commercial and intellectual property litigation in the Delaware state and federal courts, as well as arbitrations conducted under the Delaware Uniform Arbitration Act and by the American Arbitration Association. Kelly has also represented clients in rate proceedings before the Delaware Public Service Commission.
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Kelly Farnan’s practice includes complex litigation in the Delaware state and federal courts, as well as arbitrations conducted under the Delaware Uniform Arbitration Act and by the American Arbitration Association.  A director in the firm's Litigation Department, Kelly has also represented clients in rate proceedings before the Delaware Public Service Commission.

Publications

  • "Legislation Would Address Abusive Patent-Litigation Tactics," Delaware Business Court Insider, February 26, 2014   View >

Awards

  • Chambers USA, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Managing Intellectual Property Top 250 Women in IP, 2014
  • Super Lawyers, 2013
  • Delaware Today Top Lawyer, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013; Top Vote-Getter, Intellectual Property, 2015; Top Vote-Getter, Litigation, 2015

Leadership

  • Federal Bar Association, Delaware Chapter, Vice President
  • Rodney Inn of Court, Executive Committee

Education

  • J.D., College of William & Mary School of Law, 2003
  • B.S., Biology, University of Richmond, 2000

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware, 2003
  • New Jersey

Pro Bono Activities

  • Guardian ad Litem, Office of the Child Advocate
  • Federal Civil Panel for the United States District Court for the District of Delaware

Education

  • J.D., College of William & Mary School of Law, 2003
  • B.S., Biology, University of Richmond, 2000

Publications

  • "Legislation Would Address Abusive Patent-Litigation Tactics," Delaware Business Court Insider, February 26, 2014   View >

Awards

  • Chambers USA, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Managing Intellectual Property Top 250 Women in IP, 2014
  • Super Lawyers, 2013
  • Delaware Today Top Lawyer, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013; Top Vote-Getter, Intellectual Property, 2015; Top Vote-Getter, Litigation, 2015

Leadership

  • Federal Bar Association, Delaware Chapter, Vice President
  • Rodney Inn of Court, Executive Committee