Alternative Fee Arrangements in IP Cases

Discussing creative billing alternatives that let lawyers and law firms move away from the billable hour and increase client value.

July 21, 2014

For most of my career as a patent litigator, I have observed or participated in discussions about doing away with the billable hour. It is a law firm lawyer’s dream. When our colleagues go in-house and we ask how things are on the other side, often time the first response is, “I no longer have to record my day in six minute increments and I love that!” When I hear such gloating, I am envious.

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