How to Deliver a Stellar Opening Statement in a Patent Trial

How to Deliver a Stellar Opening Statement in a Patent Trial


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.


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