Richards, Layton & Finger and Two Directors Named in Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars
June 17, 2021
WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 17, 2021) – Managing Intellectual Property’s 2021 edition of IP Stars ranks Richards, Layton & Finger as Highly Recommended—the guide’s highest firm ranking. In addition, firm directors Fred Cottrell and Kelly Farnan have been chosen as IP Stars.
Richards Layton has one of the most active and respected intellectual property litigation practices in Delaware, with particular experience tackling difficult, large-scale IP matters in the Delaware District Court, one of the leading venues for IP litigation in the United States.
Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group, Fred Cottrell handles significant litigation in Delaware’s state and federal courts, representing industry giants such as Google, Micron Technology, Apple, and Caterpillar. Clients consider him a “standout trial attorney” with “phenomenal knowledge of the judges and courts” (Chambers USA).
Kelly Farnan, vice chair of Richards Layton’s Litigation Department, represents national and international manufacturing, telecommunications, technology, and pharmaceutical companies in complex patent disputes. She is known as “a great advocate” who has “instant credibility whenever she enters the courtroom” (Chambers USA).
About Richards, Layton & Finger
Delaware’s largest law firm and one of its oldest, Richards, Layton & Finger helps sophisticated clients navigate complex issues and the intricacies of Delaware law. We advise global companies, business partnerships, leading financial institutions, local businesses, and individuals across a wide range of practices, including corporate law, alternative entities, commercial law, bankruptcy and restructuring, and litigation.