Megan’s practice focuses on patent infringement litigation.
She represents clients in a variety of technological fields, particularly in the pharmaceutical and chemical arts. Her experience also includes inter partes review (IPR) proceedings. Megan has been involved in all phases of litigation, including motions practice, discovery, trial, and appeal.
Prior to attending law school, Megan worked as a research and development chemist for a specialty chemical manufacturer, developing new synthetic products and optimizing existing manufacturing processes.
Megan has been included in IAM Patent 1000 and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for her patent and intellectual property work.
Secured a positive result for the defendants in an inventorship and breach of contract action that spanned multiple years. Doda v. Waste Management, C.A. No. 17-604-CFC-SRF (D. Del.)
Represented Next Caller, a subsidiary of Pindrop, at trial in a patent infringement action relating to call authentication solutions used by call centers. Jury returned verdict in favor of Next Caller, finding no infringement of three patents, which was upheld by the Federal Circuit. Post-trial motion for judgment as a matter of law of no false advertising granted and also upheld by Federal Circuit. TRUSTID, Inc. v. Next Caller Inc., C.A. No. 18-172-MN (D. Del.)
Represented Recro Gainesville LLC as a member of a lead counsel team in patent infringement cases in the District of Delaware involving Zohydro® ER, an extended release hydrocodone formulation. Recro Gainesville LLC v. Actavis Laboratories FL, Inc., C.A. No. 14-1118-GMS (D. Del.) and Recro Gainesville LLC v. Alvogen Malta Operations Ltd., C.A. No. 14-1364-GMS (D. Del.)
Represented Recro Gainesville LLC in defendant’s appeal of Recro Gainesville LLC v. Actavis Laboratories FL, Inc., C.A. No. 14-1118-GMS (D. Del.). Recro Gainesville LLC v. Actavis Labs. FL, Inc., No. 2017-1822 (Fed. Cir.)
Represented medical device manufacturer Edwards Lifesciences Corporation in patent infringement action in the District of Delaware. Boston Sci. Corp. v. Edwards Lifesciences Corp., C.A. No. 16-275-SLR (D. Del.)
Represented Edwards Lifesciences Corporation in related IPR proceedings concerning transcatheter heart valve technology. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. v. Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc., IPR2017-00060
Member of a team that served as co-lead counsel for plaintiffs in Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) patent infringement cases in the District of Delaware involving UCB’s Vimpat® drug for the treatment of epilepsy. UCB, Inc. et al. v. Accord Healthcare, Inc. et al., C.A. No. 13-1206-LPS (D. Del.)
Represented Agilent Technologies and Aurora SFC Systems, Inc. as a member of a lead counsel team in patent infringement action on liquid chromatography systems. Waters Techs. Corp. v. Aurora SFC Sys. Inc., C.A. No. 11-708-RGA (D. Del.)
Worked on behalf of defendants Sprint and Simplexity as lead counsel and also represented HTC in patent infringement case in the District of Delaware. EON Corp. IP Holdings LLC v. FLO TV Inc., et al., C.A. No. 10-812-RGA (D. Del.)
Represented Sprint in plaintiff’s appeal of EON Corp. IP Holdings LLC v. FLO TV Inc., et al., C.A. No. 10-812-RGA (D. Del.). EON Corp. IP Holdings LLC v. AT&T Mobility LLC, No. 2014-1392 (Fed. Cir.)
Member of lead counsel team representing Sprint in multi-defendant patent litigation in the District of Delaware. CallWave Communications, LLC v. Sprint Nextel Corp. & Google, C.A. No. 12-1702-RGA (D. Del.)
News & Insights
- Media Mention, The Best Lawyers, 08.17.2023
The Best Lawyers in America has released its 2024 edition, listing 39 attorneys from Morris Nichols. The results are based on peer-review evaluations from more than 76,000 eligible attorneys.
- Media Mention, IAM Patent 1000, 07.10.2023
The 2023 edition of IAM Patent 1000 recognizes Morris Nichols as a “gold” tier Delaware IP law firm.
- Client Alert, 02.14.2023
A look back at patent filings, trials, decisions on key issues, and notable developments in the US District Court for the District of Delaware in 2022.
- Media Mention, The Best Lawyers in America, 08.18.2022
The Best Lawyers in America has released its 2023 edition, listing 35 attorneys from Morris Nichols. The results are based on peer-review evaluations from more than 71,000 eligible attorneys.
- Firm News, 11.02.2021
- Media Mention, The Best Lawyers in America, 08.19.2021
The Best Lawyers in America has released its 2022 edition, listing thirty-two attorneys from Morris Nichols. The results are based on peer-review evaluations from more than 66,000 eligible attorneys.
- Publication, Ch. 5, Patent Litigation (3rd Edition), Practising Law Institute, 09.2018
- Article, 01.01.2005
L.M. Nguyen, M.E. Dellinger, J.T. Lee, R.A. Quinlan, A.L. Rheingold, and R.D. Pike, “Convenient Synthesis of Copper(I) Thiolates and Related Compounds,” Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2005, 358, 1331-1336.
- Bicyclic Phosphite Esters from Pentaerythritol and Dipentaerythritol: New Bridging Ligands in Organometallic and Inorganic ChemistryArticle, 01.01.2004
R. D. Pike, B. A. Reinecke, M. E. Dellinger, A. B. Wiles, J. D. Harper, J. R. Cole, K. A. Dendramis, B. D. Borne, J. L. Harris, and W. T. Pennington, “Bicyclic Phosphite Esters from Pentaerythritol and Dipentaerythritol: New Bridging Ligands in Organometallic and Inorganic Chemistry,” Organometallics, 2004, 23, 1986-1990.
- Article, 01.01.2003
J. R. Cole, M. E. Dellinger, T. J. Johnson, B. A. Reinecke, R. D. Pike, W. T. Pennington, M. Krawiec and A. L. Rheingold, “Caged Phosphite Complexes of Copper(I) Halides,” Journal of Chemical Crystallography, 2003, 33, 341-347.
Honors & Recognitions
IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, bronze-ranked among leading Delaware patent litigation professionals, 2023
Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, listed in Delaware patent litigation, 2022-2024; and intellectual property litigation, 2023-2024
Professional & Civic
American Bar Association
Delaware State Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
University of Virginia School of Law, JD, order of the coif, 2012
Virginia Law Review, executive editor, 2011-2012; editorial board member, 2010-2011
College of William & Mary, BS, Highest Honors in Chemistry, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2005
- Delaware, 2012
- US District Court for the District of Delaware, 2013
- US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2014