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Cost and duration of patent litigation


With more patents issuing than ever before, there is a greater likelihood that your company will become a party to patent litigation. It is important, therefore, to familiarise yourself with the basic factors affecting the cost and duration of patent litigation.

The average patent litigation lasts about two years and costs about $3 million. An appeal can add another $2 million and one year to that estimate.

Patent litigation cost and duration depend on a variety of factors. Our firm represented a generic pharmaceutical company in litigation involving a product with over $1...


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Another highlight of #ip2014 = launch of #ipwomen network http://t.co/XhQqPJKQzy Pleased to see IP profession addressing diversity!

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Apple & Samsung settled (outside US) as did Google & Viacom. Did 2014 see mediation take off? ($) http://t.co/tWLQ72pqcI #ip2014

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