IP: Winning patent litigation on a budget

Your counsel’s efficiency is key to making patent litigation a successful part of your business strategy.

In a comic strip famous in the legal field, the lawyer says to the client, “You have a good case. How much justice can you afford?” Quite simply, cases cannot be won if they cannot be afforded. Efficiency is critical to making patent litigation a successful part of your business strategy.

Keep the Team Lean

Establish Priorities

Case themes should be developed from the outset and updated regularly to keep the legal team focused. Chasing down leads that don’t relate to how one plans to win the case is a luxury that most litigants (and hence counsel) don’t have in today’s economy.

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Michael Rader

Michael N. Rader is a shareholder and co-chair of the litigation group at the intellectual property law firm of Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C. in...

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