Outside Firms To Benefit From IP Boom In 2012, GCs Say

Law360, New York (October 11, 2011, 5:23 PM EDT) -- A jump in lawsuits and other intellectual property snarls will give IP firms a big boost in 2012, opening the door for more work and enhanced client development, a new report on corporate legal spending says.

In-house legal teams will increase their spending on IP counseling by 2.9 percent in the coming year, with a tremendous 4.2 percent increase in spending on outside counsel for IP litigation matters, according to the Premium Practices Forecast 2012 report from The BTI Consulting Group (Wellesley, Mass.).

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