A model of (in)efficiency in NPE litigation

A simple illustration to show just where the money is going in a typical NPE litigation

In-house counsel have long known that non-practicing entity (NPE) litigation is expensive, and we’ve always believed that the process is maddeningly wasteful and inefficient. Exactly how expensive and inefficient, however, has been difficult to pinpoint because there’s been an utter lack of data and no accurate way to quantify the waste of NPE assertions in dollar terms.

Until now.

Mallun Yen

Mallun Yen is executive vice president of RPX Corporation. She can be reached at infor@rpxcorp.com.

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