Strategies Patent Defendants Use To Avoid Injunctions
Facing the threat of a patent lawsuit can quickly throw a company into uncomfortable and uncharted waters. Even if your legal team is confident that it can vindicate your legal rights, there is plenty of reasonable concern about how such allegations can significantly alter your prospects and the ability to conduct your business.
The word “injunction” can create a special kind of fear as a court order can completely disrupt everyday business activities. Many defendants in patent suits are not prepared to run the risk that a major source of revenue could be shut down as the result of an adverse legal ruling. If your company has decided to stand firm against a potential infringement suit, here are some strategies that can be pursued to help avoid the damaging impact of an injunction.