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Intersection of Litigation Finance and Patent Litigation

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Intersection of Litigation Finance and Patent Litigation

Ed Truant, founder and content manager of Slingshot Capital, provides thoughtful and engaging perspectives on all aspects of investing in litigation finance.

Over the past few years, I have noticed a distinct change in the appetite of litigation funders when it comes to getting involved in patent litigations. It used to be the case that patent litigation was viewed negatively by the litigation funding community, due to negative precedents, regulatory changes and trends that were not supportive of providing litigation finance. Then about two years ago, I noticed an increase in the number of patent cases being brought to the attention of funders, and in the number of funders marketing that they are interested in providing financing to patent cases…Read More

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Intersection of Litigation Finance and Patent Litigation

Ed Truant, founder and content manager of Slingshot Capital, provides thoughtful and engaging perspectives on all aspects of investing in litigation finance.

Over the past few years, I have noticed a distinct change in the appetite of litigation funders when it comes to getting involved in patent litigations. It used to be the case that patent litigation was viewed negatively by the litigation funding community, due to negative precedents, regulatory changes and trends that were not supportive of providing litigation finance. Then about two years ago, I noticed an increase in the number of patent cases being brought to the attention of funders, and in the number of funders marketing that they are interested in providing financing to patent cases…Read More

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