* IP Infringement Insurance

IP infringement insurance can help companies manage the risk of litigation.

By Erik J. Heels

First published 3/18/2003; LawLawLaw Newsletter; Clock Tower Law Group

According to the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the cost of patent litigation increased 33% from 1995 to 1999 (by 17% for trademark litigation and by 19% for copyright litigation). Several insurance providers are providing IP infringement insurance (and other flavors) to help companies manage this risk.
http://www.patentcafe.com/businesscenters/enforcementcenter.asp
http://www.ipmall.fplc.edu/web_resources/pb_21.asp

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