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Data: ED of Texas’s post-TC Heartland share of US patent cases falls to 16%

Michael Loney, New York


The Eastern District of Texas’s share of US district court patent cases in 2017 has fallen to 16% post-TC Heartland from 34% before, while overall patent case filing is on course to fall 13% for the full year compared to 2016, reveals data from Unified Patents

US district court patent case filing in the third quarter fell to its lowest level in the past three years, according to a report from Unified Patents.

Some 864 cases were filed in the third quarter, down from 996 in...


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