Speaking the Language of IP Litigation Finance: What Your Partners Don’t Know

Event Date
  • 1/10/2018   6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Please arrive early for registration
  • Baker Botts LLP
    30 Rockefeller Plaza
    44th Floor
    New York, New York 10112

Moderator: Eric Greenwald, Associate, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP  


  • Joseph Loy, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Michael Sander, Founder and CEO, Docket Alarm, Inc. 
  • Katharine Wolanyk, Managing Director, Burford Capital LLC 

The young industry of third-party litigation financing is maturing rapidly and is quickly becoming a means for patent owners to unlock value in their intellectual property.  This round table will provide an overview of legal finance, with discussion of the key players in the industry, typical criteria for financing candidates, the due diligence process, and how to incorporate potential financing partnerships into your clients’ IP litigation matters.  Use of litigation outcome metrics in valuation decisions and the impact of third party funders on the nature of the attorney-client relationship will also be addressed.  Please join the Young Lawyers Committee of NYIPLA to learn about this cutting-edge industry.   


•6:30 - 6:45 PM Pre-reception
•6:45 - 7:45 PM Round table discussion 
•7:45 - 8:00 PM Post-reception

Refreshments and snacks will be served.

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