What’s in a number? Apparently, not much. While headline-grabbing patent damages awards were up in 2020 and 2021, payouts on these verdicts are exceedingly rare.
Led by a decisive $1.9 billion win in Centripetal Networks v. Cisco and $1.1 billion in CalTech v. Apple/Broadcom, U.S. patent damages awards are on
$1.4 billion dollars was awarded last year in patent damages, the most since 2014. Two cases were responsible for about two-thirds of that amount or
The disparity in patent damages awards between non-practicing and practicing entities favors NPEs and is growing wider. These findings, counter-intuitive to some, are part of
Three things are needed to succeed today in patent licensing: more capital, more patience and more good patents, which are in increasingly short supply. Uncertainty
ParkerVision v. Qualcomm is a unique patent dispute… pitting two public IP licensing companies (PIPCOs) with decidedly different business models against each other. The case