Course Details

Infringement Risk Assessments: Driving Early Resolution of Patent Disputes

Patent infringement lawsuits are being filed at a record pace in 2015. Imagine your company has received an infringement claim and license demand from a patent owner along with a copy of a draft Complaint that the patent owner intends to file if a quick settlement is not reached. What are your company's options? How can your company most efficiently evaluate and mitigate this risk? This course will explore best practices for conducting initial risk assessments of patent infringement claims – from an in-house perspective. We will study how quantitative risk assessments may be used to drive proactive strategies for early settlement and/or mediation of patent disputes. Registration Requirements: Completion of IP Fundamentals is required for enrollment in this class. Completion of Patent Law is recommended, but not required. Evaluation Method: No final exam. Group exercises in risk assessment and determining strategic case approaches to promote early resolution of patent disputes.

Catalog Number: INTPROP 965-0


Course History

Spring 2016
Title: Infringement Risk Assessments: Driving Early Resolution of Patent Disputes
Faculty: Rodriguez, Paul Louis
Section: 1     Credits: 0.5
Capacity: 24     Actual: 10