Third-Party Litigation Funding: Disclosure to Courts, Congress, and the Executive

Jonathan Stroud of Unified Patents argues that disclosure of litigation funding – which undergirds about 30% of all patent litigation in the US, by conservative standards – remains sparse because the wealthy private investors who fund litigation claims and reap windfall profits have fought to keep litigation funding agreements secret, and asks – if there is nothing to hide, why fight so hard to keep it hidden?