There are many in this class of innovators who vehemently disagree with this narrative. They argue that patent enforcement has become far too unpredictable, time consuming, and expensive. Some calculate that it takes 5 to 8 years and a minimum predicted recovery of $40 million USD to justify patent enforcement in the U.S. today. They point to certain celebrated cases which involved some of the largest enterprises failing to achieve enforcement goals despite many years of litigation with the most experienced, renowned, and expensive patent litigators pursuing the enforcement.
April 5, 2018