Coolidge (CKC), a manufacturer of chemicals is being sued for patent infringement. The plaintiffs are the patent holder and its sole licensee who is also a CKC competitor. An analyst at CKC has a balanced decision analysis from CKC view done, the balance to go to court in settling out of court, but the plaintiff has done no analysis.

Coolidge (CKC), a manufacturer of chemicals is being sued for patent infringement. The plaintiffs are the patent holder and its sole licensee who is also a CKC competitor. An analyst at CKC has a balanced decision analysis from CKC view done, the balance to go to court in settling out of court, but no analysis has been done to the plaintiff.
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John S. Hammond
Source: Harvard Business School
10 pages.
Release Date: 24, July 2006. Prod #: 607006-PDF-ENG
C.K. Coolidge, Inc. (Abridged) HBR case solution