January 16, 2019
Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied as irrelevant defendant Micron Technology’s demand that plaintiff MLC Intellectual Property disclose the identity of the source of any third-party funding in MLC’s patent infringement lawsuit.
November 28, 2018
As companies move towards putting their litigation claims to work as assets, they are reevaluating their asset optimization strategies.
November 08, 2018
Recent proposed changes to the rules governing investment treaty arbitrations demonstrate the growing use and evolution of third party funding in international arbitration.
November 07, 2018
The best approach to funding follows the “Golden Rule” of applying for litigation financing: tell your prospective funder everything that you would want to know if you were in the funder’s shoes.
October 31, 2018
Bentham IMF is pleased to announce the publication of its guidebook on the key issues related to commercial litigation finance.
October 17, 2018
Recently released statistics show a rapid rise in the number of trade secret cases filed in the United States. It is a trend we are seeing play out at Bentham IMF, as well as with litigants increasingly seeking opportunities to employ litigation funding to finance their claims.
September 26, 2018
Launching a new firm requires a strong capital investment and understandably, few lawyers are willing to put their savings on the line to chase the dream.
September 19, 2018
Global litigation financing firm Bentham IMF and Kobre & Kim, a New York-based law firm are providing a solution to enforce important legal rights against large, multi-national corporations that have wronged them.
August 23, 2018
In the ever-competitive legal industry, lawyers who learn about litigation finance gain an advantage.
August 08, 2018
Earlier this year, the Board of Trustees for the State Bar of California commissioned a comprehensive analysis of the current state of the legal services market, with a particular focus on new technologies and business models used in the delivery of legal services.
July 25, 2018
For emerging companies in innovation hotspots, enforcing legal rights against competitors or other wrongdoers has traditionally been viewed as an unduly expensive and time-consuming endeavor and a drain on investor value.
July 18, 2018
Bentham IMF’s David Kerstein sheds light on how litigation finance companies work to dispel some of the myths and misconceptions about the industry, and give his take on the kinds of innovations going on in the industry overall.
June 19, 2018
Another decision supports recent finding that litigants attempting to force disclosure of an opposing party’s litigation financing documents are “overwhelmingly unsuccessful.”
June 04, 2018
Bentham IMF has launched a free guide law firms can use as they embark on the process of systemizing their approach to litigation finance.
May 30, 2018
Securing financing for commercial litigation cases can be difficult. Litigation is unpredictable and one adverse ruling can scuttle an entire case.
May 23, 2018
A recent survey by Law 360 shows that 49 percent of responding attorneys that used a funder to finance their litigation did so in IP cases.
May 21, 2018
Chambers and Partners has selected Bentham IMF as one of only two “Band One” litigation funding companies in the United States. We are honored by the feedback that our clients and friends shared with the publication about their experiences working with us.
May 10, 2018
Litigation funding has evolved into a tool that funders also use to help law firms and companies finance portfolios of litigation, including occasional defense-side matters, to reduce risk and maximize potential recoveries.
May 07, 2018
Law firms are embracing litigation finance as a strategic client development tool. Learn more about why it appeals to firms and clients.
May 02, 2018
For in-house counsel, litigation funding is a powerful corporate finance tool—one that can help them transform legal claims into revenue-generating assets rather than anchors dragging down the bottom line.