Monday, December 16, 2013

2013 Patent Litigation costs

Just a few data points for future reference:

According to the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), in 2013 typical patent litigation costs were as follows:

Source: AIPLA 2013 Report of the Economic Survey

Surprisingly, the costs stayed close to 2005 levels:

Source: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Law. 3rd ed.

The textbook mentions that "Intellectual property represents approximately 70% of an average firm’s value."

tags: patents, law, economics

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