Private Equity’s Interest in Patent Litigation Remains High, Possibly Increasing Amid Signs of an Economic Downturn
- March 4, 2020
Category: COVID-19, Patent Market, Patent Watch, TPLFTags: COVID-19, TPLF
With investors and analysts focused on the spread of coronavirus and its impact on global economic growth, expect the chatter around litigation finance as a “recession-proof asset class” to grow louder, and interest in the industry—which is reportedly already awash with capital—to mount. Meanwhile, early 2020 has seen a number of decisions notable in the ongoing debate over the disclosure of commercial litigation funding, as well as the emergence of yet more NPEs backed by private equity.