Lex Machina Patent Litigation Report 2024 Highlights Morris Nichols
Today, Lex Machina released its 2024 Patent Litigation Report, analyzing US patent litigation trends over a three-year period.
Morris Nichols once again appears in the report among the most-active US law firms. On Lex Machina’s lists of top ten law firms by district court cases filed, Morris Nichols uniquely is the only firm on both sides, at #6 for plaintiff-side work and #4 for defense-side representations.
This exemplifies the diverse client base of Morris Nichols’ intellectual property litigation group. Rooted in Delaware, the firm’s IP attorneys are often retained by branded pharmaceutical company plaintiffs as local counsel on abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) cases. On the defense side, Morris Nichols often defended against high-volume plaintiffs.
In its capacity as lead or Delaware counsel, Morris Nichols’ active caseload affords unparalleled knowledge of the Delaware court system, insight into judicial preferences, and perspective on various litigation scenarios.