Why You Should Consider Bifurcating Patent Damages

Law360, New York (July 10, 2014, 9:35 AM EDT) -- Patent litigation is bet-the-company litigation for many companies, and high stakes for almost every company. Unfortunately, that is often true even where the damages sought are relatively modest. The cost of defending against patent litigation is significant, regardless of the amount at risk in the suit. Defending a patent litigation through trial costs at least $1 million, and typically considerably more than that. The "average" patent litigation defense costs between $2 million and $3 million.

Many think that it is not a burden on larger companies because they can absorb the fees. But larger size generally creates a larger volume of...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Related Sections

Law Firms


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!