This article in Law360 features advice from Louis Tompros on making impactful opening case statements in a patent trial.
Excerpt: Opening statements are arguably the most important part of a patent trial. But attorneys who tell an interesting story, stay out of the weeds and make a connection with jurors are setting themselves up for success.
Opening statements are jurors’ introduction to the case, providing a road map for the evidence that will be presented. These statements begin to shape jurors’ impressions and set the tone for trial. A less-than-stellar opening statement can be tough to overcome.
Here, experts share their tips for making a great opening statement. Read the full article.