With No Shortage of Capital or Demand, Litigation Finance Looms Large in the Patent Space

December 18, 2020

Throughout 2019, RPX reported on the practices of a new breed of NPEs—one with sufficient resources to acquire relatively robust portfolios of patents for assertion in expensive, often multi-front, and potentially protracted enforcement campaigns. Now, with the litigation finance industry flush with capital amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and with a number of third-party backed campaigns maturing, the full effects of litigation finance on the patent space are becoming apparent.

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