Bloomberg Law
Jan. 14, 2022, 10:00 AM

ANALYSIS: Why Patent Litigation Is a Natural Fit for Financing

Rose Acoraci Zeck
Rose Acoraci Zeck
Legal Analyst

Litigation finance is poised for another year of growth and innovation, particularly in the area of patent litigation. The unique risk-reward characteristics of patent cases have propelled an interest in patent litigation investment.

Results from Bloomberg Law’s 2021 Litigation Finance Survey confirm a steady growth in litigation funding for patent cases. The number of lawyers that have obtained funding in patent law has increased from 19% in 2020 to 24% in 2021, making this the second most active practice area in litigation financing after commercial litigation.

Almost alone among practice areas listed in the survey, the patent field saw more ...

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