Amy Van Zant Discusses Tips for Negotiating Patent Settlements


​In this Law360 article, Orr​ick patent litigation partner Amy Van Zant discusses the importance of finding commonality when negotiating settlements in patent disputes. 

According to Amy, "The one thing you and the other side may have in common is that you both don't want to go to trial. Leverage that to put together a bullet-point list that creates a structure for a potential deal or offers potential terms or ranges of terms. That way, the parties are not focusing on the dispute; they are focusing on a solution."