Ask an Attorney – Facing Patent Litigation

Ask an Attorney – Facing Patent Litigation

The first thing you should do when facing patent litigation is to read the materials that were sent to you or served upon you. By reading the patent and the complaint letter, you may figure out what products or services are really being addressed by that patent and that letter. Next, you should call a patent attorney. Do not call the party that sent or served the written materials upon you – anything you say to the party can be used against you. When you call a patent attorney, tell them what you perceived when you read the materials that were sent to or served upon you. Watch this video to learn more about how a patent attorney can help you to develop a strategy that will best help your business.


What is the first thing I should do when facing patent litigation?