Due to the outsize expense and risk inherent in patent litigation, IP enforcement is a natural fit for litigation funding. Partnering with a litigation funder allows a patent owner to achieve equal footing against larger, better-resourced defendants and to offset some of their risk to the funder. But the costs and risks involved mean that obtaining funding requires substantial preparation, as funders will invest only in the most meritorious cases.
Woodsford’s Zachary Krug examines the current environment for patent litigation funding in the latest edition of Litigation Funding magazine, published by the Law Society of England and Wales.
You can read the full article here.