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