Category Archives: Public

RPX Corporation Announces Licensing Transaction with Excalibur IP

SAN FRANCISCOFeb. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — RPX Corporation today announced that it has secured license rights to Excalibur IP’s patent portfolio for a syndicate made up of a subset of the RPX membership, while also reserving rights for additional and future members. Excalibur IP is a subsidiary of Altaba Inc., the company formerly known as Yahoo, Inc. prior to the sale of Yahoo!’s operating businesses to Verizon in 2017. The global portfolio consists of more than 2,000 patents owned by Excalibur IP.

Longford Capital General Counsel to Serve as Adjunct Professor of Law Teaching Course on Litigation Finance

CHICAGO, February 24, 2020 – Baylor Law has tapped William P. Farrell, Jr., co-founder, managing director, and general counsel of Longford Capital, to serve as an adjunct professor at the law school and to lead a course on litigation funding. The litigation funding course is a part of Baylor Law’s innovative LL.M. program in litigation management, the first program of its kind.

Litigation Funding Is Ready for a Wider Reach in the Russian Market

St. Petersburg, Russia — (ReleaseWire) — 02/19/2020 — Although the Russian litigation finance market is at an early stage of development, a surge in the interest for legal funding solutions could be observed over the last year. While third party financing for legal proceedings has previously been provided by private investors or by law firms as an auxiliary business, specialized litigation finance companies have only recently appeared on the market.

IMF Bentham to become Omni Bridgeway

SYDNEY, 14 February 2020: IMF Bentham Limited (ASX:IMF) and Omni Bridgeway are excited to announce that IMF Bentham Limited is adopting the unified global name of Omni Bridgeway Limited, following a shareholder vote at the company’s General Meeting on 14 February 2020.

UK Legal Industry Reaches All-Time High in 2019

The UK Legal Industry generated revenues of £37.1bn in 2019, up 4.8% on 2018 – an all-time record, according to data released today by the Office of National Statistics. To put this in context, overall 2019 UK Services Industries turnover was £2.3tn, up 3.5%.

The Alternative Legal Service Providers Market in US to Reach Revenues of Around $19 Billion During the Period 2020 −2025 – Market Research by Arizton

CHICAGOFeb. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — According to Arizton‘s recent research report, Alternative Legal Service Providers Market in US – Industry Outlook and Forecast 2020-2025 is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 23% during the period 2019−2025.

Amicus Capital Group Announces Program to Acquire Litigation Loans

Amicus Capital Group (“Amicus”), a specialty finance company headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, has announced the extension and expansion of its program to purchase loans made to contingency-based law firms, with a special interest in portfolios of troubled or under-performing assets.