Jennifer Ying Named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

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Morris Nichols intellectual property litigator Jennifer Ying has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). An honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars, the Fellows demonstrate outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities.

Established in 1955 to support the research of the American Bar Foundation, membership is limited to less than one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by their peers and selected by the ABF Board.

Jennifer focuses her litigation practice on intellectual property disputes in federal and state court. Active in the local community, she serves as assistant treasurer of the Delaware State Bar Association’s Executive Committee and treasurer of the American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware. She also maintains a very active pro bono practice.

In addition to handling civil rights cases through the Delaware ACLU, she has served as a guardian ad litem to help dependent and neglected children secure permanency.  She has also tried custody cases in Family Court through appointments from the Delaware Volunteer Legal Services and handled veterans’ claims before the regional office, Board of Veterans’ Appeals, and Court of Veterans’ Claims, most recently obtaining over $250,000 in back disability benefits for a disabled veteran.

About the ABF Fellows

The ABF Fellows serve as stewards of the American Bar Foundation, an independent, nonprofit research organization which conducts short- and long-term socio-legal research projects. The ABF’s mission is to serve the legal profession, the public, and the academy through empirical research, publications, and programs that advance justice and the understanding of law. The ABF’s research falls under one of three categories: learning and practicing law; protecting rights and accessing justice; and making and implementing law. The Foundation is committed to broad dissemination of research findings to the organized bar, scholars, and the general public.


Recognized as Delaware’s premier law firm, Morris Nichols handles bet-the-company, high-stakes matters in the four key areas of corporate litigation, alternative entities and corporate counseling, bankruptcy and restructuring, and intellectual property litigation. The firm is regularly involved as lead counsel or co-counsel in matters of national and international significance, as well as those affecting its immediate community.


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