External Trial Counsel
Intellectual property litigation often involves high stakes and presents complicated issues. In patent cases, complex science and technology must be explained to a judge or a jury. In trademark and copyright cases, novel issues of law and perplexing factual scenarios have to be argued. These intellectual property cases require more than an average litigator. A litigator with scientific training, who understands technology and can follow intricate facts is better suited. But even this is not enough. What you truly need is a trial lawyer.
A trial lawyer has the ability to distill difficult scientific and legal issues for a judge and a jury. A trial lawyer is always thinking of the big picture – trial. Despite the volume and complexity of the issues in intellectual property lawsuits, a trial lawyer will focus on the areas that are important for trial. He will eliminate work and legal fees on avenues unlikely to affect trial. He will get you a better settlement, because your adversary will be forced to accept your offer or face trial, for which you will be better prepared.
A trial lawyer will position your case for trial. And he will do it efficiently, without the expense of unnecessary battles. That is how we do it at Phillips Lex. We are a trial law firm.