Jeremy Anderson litigates complex commercial cases in high-tech disputes involving the intellectual property rights of companies, stockholders, and employees across many industries, including computer software, life sciences, consumer products, and electronics.

As the head of Fish & Richardson’s corporate governance and chancery litigation practice, Jeremy leads and tries corporate and complex commercial cases in the Delaware Court of Chancery, a non-jury court that is recognized internationally as the preeminent forum for resolving corporate and technology disputes. In his corporate practice, Jeremy represents companies, boards of directors, management, and stockholders in cases involving mergers and acquisitions, stock appraisal rights, indemnification and advancement of expenses, demands for inspection of corporate books and records, and disputes over corporate control. Jeremy’s complex commercial litigation practice emphasizes disputes related to software development, technology transfer, and license agreements; restrictive covenants; trusts and estates; and misappropriation of trade secrets.

Jeremy’s practice also focuses on patent, trademark, copyright and false advertising, litigation. Jeremy is responsible for cases that are pending in the federal and state courts in Delaware, as well as in courts throughout the United States, including California, New York and Florida.

He is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association, and currently serves as chairman of the corporate counsel section. He founded the Delaware chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, a service organization that strives to promote fairness and virtue founded on the rule of law. Jeremy has been named as a “Best Lawyer in America” by Best Lawyers, as a “Delaware Super Lawyer” for business litigation by Super Lawyers, and as a “Leading Patent Professional” in multiple years by IAM Patent 1000.


Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • In re XTend Medical Corp., Consol. C.A. No. 5478-VCS (Del. Ch. 2010)

“Busted Deal” Litigation

  • Merisel, Inc. v. American Capital Strategies, LTD, C.A. No. 3845-VCN (Del. Ch. 2009)
  • Rohm & Haas Co. v. Dow Chemical Co., C.A. No. 4309-CC (Del. Ch. 2009)

Complex Commercial Litigation

  • Roseton OL LLC v. Dynegy Holdings, Inc., C.A. 6689-VCP (Del. Ch. 2011)
  • Pfizer Inc. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., C.A. No. 11-00269-LPS(D. Del. 2011)
  • Collections Marketing Center, Inc. v. Apollo Enterprise Solutions, Inc., C.A. No. 5331-VCP (Del. Ch. 2011)
  • Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas Inc. v. Babcock & Brown Infrastructure Group, C.A. No. 4499-VCL (Del. Ch. 2010)
  • Rohm & Haas Co. v. Smith, No. 08-29229 (Pa. Ct. C.P. 2008)
  • GE Funding Holdings, Inc. v. FGIC Corp., C.A. No. 4012-CC (Del. Ch. 2008)
  • Young v. Klaassen, C.A. No. 2770-VCL (Del. Ch. 2008)

Partnership, LP & LLC Disputes

  • In re Alternative Strategies LLC v. O’Connell, C.A. No. 5452-VCS (Del. Ch. 2010)
  • Fleischer v. MacQaurie Invest., Inc., C.A. No. 5391-CC (Del. Ch. 2010)

Patent Litigation

  • Mosaid Technologies Inc. v. International Business Machines Corporation, C.A. No. 09-00510-GMS (D. Del. 2009)
  • St. Clair Intellectual Property Consultants, Inc. v. Research In Motion Ltd., C.A. No. 08-371-GPS (D. Del. 2008)
  • Netcraft Corporation v. AT&T Inc., C.A. No. 07-00651-GMS(D. Del. 2007)
Statutory Actions (Appraisal, Indemnification, Demand for Books and Records)

Appraisal of Stock

  • In re Appraisal of The Aristotle Corp., C.A. No. 5137-VCS (Del. Ch. 2010)
  • Clark v. Esurance Inc., C.A. No. 2393-VCN (Del. Ch. 2008)
  • Cede & Co. v. Penn Engineering & Mfg. Corp., 2007 WL 7076659 (Del. Ch. July 17, 2007)
Demand for Books and Records
  • Rock Solid Gelt Ltd. v. The SmartPill Corporation, C.A. No. 7100-VCN (Del. Ch. 2012)
  • Texas Torah Inc. v. Alliance Distributors Holding, C.A. No. 5951-VCL (Del. Ch. 2011)
  • Carefree LLC v. Datatreasury Corp., C.A. No. 5543-VCN (Del. Ch. 2010)
  • Seinfeld v. Verizon Commn’s Inc., No. 624,2005 (Del. 2006)
  • Niagara Corp. v. Wynnefield Partners Small Cap Value Inc., No. 385,2006 (Del. 2006)


  • Southpac Trust International, Inc. v. Crutcher-Tufts Resources, L.P., C.A. No. 4315-VCS (Del. Ch. 2010)
  • Barrett v. American Country Holdings Inc., C.A. No. 3071-VCS (Del. Ch. 2008)
  • CMN Inc. v. Colliers International Property Consultants USA, Inc., C.A. No. 3057-VCL (Del. Ch. 2007)

Stockholder Class Actions and Derivative Suits

  • In re Barnes & Noble Stockholders Deriv. Litig., C.A. No. 4813-VCS (Del. Ch. 2011)
  • Blackthorn Partners, L.P. v. John C. Malone et al., C.A. No. 5260-VCS (Del. Ch. 2011)
  • City of Roseville Employees’ Retirement System v. Horizon Lines, Inc., C.A. No. 08-00969-HB (D. Del. 2010)
  • In re InfoUSA Inc. Shareholders Litigation, C.A. No. 1956-CC (Del. Ch. 2008)


“Anchoring the high-tech litigation practice, meanwhile, is Jeremy Anderson, who flexes finely honed trial skills across a broad range of IP and commercial disputes.” — 2019 IAM Patent 1000

“Anderson is adept in technology-intensive litigation of all types, not just patent cases, and has cultivated a rich strategic playbook; this is helpful for long-running, hard-fought cases,” — 2021 IAM Patent 1000

“Anderson takes on a diverse range of commercial and IP litigation mandates, which has given him ample opportunity to test and develop his advocacy skills.” — 2022 IAM Patent 1000

Professional associations

  • Delaware State Bar Association, current chair of the Corporate Counsel Section, past Executive Committee Member
  • Delaware Public Integrity Commission, appointed as a commissioner (2011-2018) by Governor Jack Markell
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Richard S. Rodney Inn of Court
  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association

Pro bono activities

  • Cab Calloway School of the Arts, Member of the “Cab Fund” Board of Directors