Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A: Rising stars 2019
Published 12 Feb, 2019
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JASON J. RAWNSLEY focuses his practice on complex intellectual property and commercial litigation in Delaware’s federal and state courts. He is involved in many of Richards Layton’s largest IP cases, including disputes over electronics, domain names, software, and pharmaceuticals. Jason is counsel in the firm’s Litigation Department.
Jason was selected as a 2017 participant in the Federal Trial Practice Seminar, sponsored by the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware and the Federal Bar Association. In law school, Jason served as an article editor on the Notre Dame Law Review. He is a member of the Selden Society.
• Member of trial team that successfully secured return of disputed domain names in FriendFinder Networks Inc. v. Penthouse Global Media, Inc.
• Co-author with William J. Wade, “The Effect of the Appellate Court Decision,” Third Circuit Appellate Practice Manual (3d ed.), 2016
• “U.S. Supreme Court Adopts New Indefiniteness Standard,” Delaware Business Court Insider, June 25, 2014
• “The Battle over Confidential Arbitration,” ABA, February 27, 2013
• “Section 162(m) Litigation: What We Know So Far,” The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation, November 21, 2012
• “The 2010 Amendments to the Expert Discovery Provisions of Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: A Brief Reminder,” ABA, April 18, 2012
• “Delaware Superior Court’s Complex Commercial Litigation Division,” U.S. Law Week, October 4, 2011
• “Inducement of Infringement Requires Knowledge of the Infringed Patent: Global-Tech Appliances Inc. v. SEB S.A.,” The IP Legal Browser, Fall 2011
• “Local Practices for Electronic Discovery,” The Federal Lawyer, February, 2011
• J.D., magna cum laude, Notre Dame Law School, 2009
• M.A., Bryn Mawr College, 2005
• B.A., Classics, Villanova University, Phi Beta Kappa, 2003
Admitted to Practice
• Delaware, 2009
Pro Bono Activities
• Attorney for court-appointed special advocates/guardians ad litem
• Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Inc.
From our firm’s beginnings in 1899, our lawyers have played key roles in shaping Delaware law, and we have remained at the leading edge of our state’s evolving corporate law practice. We began building our extraordinary reputation in corporate law from the start, but we soon grew into a multidisciplinary law firm, offering clients a wide range of expertise and experience under one roof. Now, although our roots as local lawyers go deep, we routinely handle matters that are in the national spotlight. A sample of our recent contributions and accolades includes:
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