In-House Counsel Eye Litigation Funds For Trademark Battles

Law360, Dallas (May 7, 2013, 6:03 PM EDT) -- As litigation funds expand in the U.S., they could prove to be an important financing source for high-dollar trademark cases, adding to the roster of alternative fee arrangements in-house counsel have come to expect firms to offer, experts said Tuesday.

The funds, popular in the U.K. and Australia, are relatively new to American litigators. But experts speaking at the International Trademark Association’s annual meeting said that as companies expand in the U.S., if they're looking at cases worth $10 million or more in damages, they should...
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