“Richards, Layton & Finger is the top choice for patent work in Delaware.”

June 6, 2024

Firm News| Intellectual Property

WILMINGTON, Delaware (June 6, 2024) – Richards, Layton & Finger received the highest gold ranking and firm directors Fred Cottrell, Kelly Farnan, Travis Hunter, and Jeffrey Moyer are named among Delaware’s top patent attorneys in the 2024 edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. IAM Patent 1000 reports that “Richards, Layton & Finger has a bench of practitioners who are truly excellent. Wonderful collaborators … and truly invaluable, RLF is the top choice for patent work in Delaware.”

Fred Cottrell, chair of Richards Layton’s Litigation Department, is a leading force in Delaware’s IP bar. He handles significant IP litigation in Delaware’s state and federal courts, regularly representing industry giants in complex patent disputes. Fred’s practice encompasses several other areas of litigation, including antitrust, products liability, and commercial law.

Kelly Farnan is “a great advocate” who has “instant credibility whenever she enters the courtroom” (Chambers USA). Head of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group, she represents national and international manufacturing, telecommunications, technology, and pharmaceutical companies in high-stakes patent disputes. Kelly’s practice also includes complex commercial litigation in the Delaware courts.

Travis Hunter has tried significant cases in all of Delaware’s courts, including matters involving patents, trade secrets, cryptocurrency, and more. He has particular expertise in large commercial disputes in the Delaware Superior Court’s Complex Commercial Litigation Division (CCLD), serving as trial counsel in some of the largest cases ever filed in that division.

Jeffrey Moyer, senior vice president of the firm, focuses his practice on complex commercial and intellectual property litigation. With experience trying cases in all of Delaware’s state and federal courts, Jeff has successfully represented some of the world’s leading technology companies in intellectual property and licensing disputes in the Delaware District Court and the Delaware Court of Chancery.

About Richards, Layton & Finger
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