Most Digital Firms License, Enforce IP Rights: Survey

Law360, New York (March 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- About 63 percent of licensing professionals from the digital information computers electronics sector have entered into licensing deals to settle or avoid litigation or enforced intellectual property rights instead of trying to work out business development opportunities, according to an IP licensing survey.

The LES Licensing Foundation on Monday released the results of its 2007-08 survey, which found that about one-third of professionals across industry sectors licensed to resolve or avoid litigation or enforced IP rights. About 40 percent of professionals from the industrial sector, 31...
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