An Economic Battle Plan For Patent Litigation

Law360, New York (March 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- $1.5 Billion. A phrase that should sharply concentrate the mind of any in-house IP counsel.

That’s the verdict against Microsoft brought in by a San Diego jury in a patent infringement lawsuit this February. According to Bloomberg News, verdicts in the 10 largest patent cases in 2006 totaled another $1 billion.

Patent litigation can be deadly for your company – not just from legal fees or the possibility of an injunction, but from increasingly common massive damages awards and the heavy impact of these cases on...
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