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IP: 3 strategies for winning patent cases

Finding the right expert is just the beginning.

Last month’s installment of this column focused on strategies for “winning patent cases on a budget,” with an emphasis on setting and sticking to efficient budgets. This month, I will focus on the “winning” part of that topic.

There are three drivers of success in patent cases that stand out above others:

2. Find the Right Expert

One often cannot choose the key witnesses who are needed to prove a claim or defense. For instance, as plaintiff’s counsel in a patent case, one is stuck with the inventors one is dealt. They may or may not be great witnesses.


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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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