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Animating the Hypothetical Negotiation of a Reasonable Royalty in Patent Litigation

Animation sample - Percentage of value in reasonable royaltyGood litigation graphics convey a message quickly and clearly. The example animation in today’s post supports an argument that plaintiff’s claim for a “reasonable royalty” in a patent case was unreasonable because the claim equaled the full value of the defendant company at the time of the “hypothetical negotiation” back in 2008.

Here is a short (18-second) version of the animation with audio of how an attorney might argue the point to a jury.

Later in this post, you can see the “director’s cut,” which has a longer version of a sample argument ending in the animation. (more…)

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