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Litigation Funding Booms Despite Trolls’ Shadow, World IP Review

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Partner Troy Brown is quoted in a World IP Review article about the increase in third-party litigation funding. In the article, Troy discussed the potential effects of efforts by Chief Judge Colm Connolly of the US District Court for the District of Delaware to require litigants to disclose ownership information about any third-party financing of cases.

“It will be interesting to see whether other federal district court judges replicate Judge Connolly’s standing orders and, if so, whether they, and defendants in those courts pursue full disclosure with Judge Connolly’s doggedness,” Troy said. “And it will be even more interesting to see whether that chills third-party funding of patent infringement cases in those courts or more broadly.”

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