• Webcast

Use of settlements in patent damage calculations

  • Christopher Freeman

Between 1998 and 2017, the median damages award in a patent suit was $5.9 million, with a median damages award of $10.2 million in 2017.

In this hour-long webcast, Burford Vice President Christopher Freeman and Hoffman Alvary Principal Joel Wacek discuss the evolving standards for the use of settlement agreements as admissible and relevant evidence for determining reasonable royalty damages in patent infringement matters.

Watch the webcast to learn:

  • How courts’ view of settlement agreements have evolved from ‘inadmissible’ and ‘unreliable’ to ‘admissible’ and ‘relevant
  • How to evaluate the impact of prior settlements on potential damages
  • Best-practices for discovery and confidentiality regarding settlement agreements and negotiations
  • Helpful language to include in settlements, and harmful language to avoid

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