Patent litigation as an asset class

As the litigation finance industry grows in prominence, funders and their investors are increasingly turning their attention to patents
– by Jack Ellis

In 2011, the US Supreme Court handed down its historic decision in Microsoft Corp v i4i Ltd. The justices ruled in favour of the Canadian software company and in so doing ended Microsoft’s hopes of lowering the standard needed to invalidate a US patent. David had defeated Goliath… [ read full article ]