US patent litigation up 15% in 2015, with NPEs increasing share
US patent case filing in district courts was the second-highest ever in 2015, with one study suggesting that non-practicing entities increased their percentage of cases filed to 69% from 61% in 2014
|US patent cases filed in US district courts|
|Total for year||6,094||5,006||5,774|
|Source: Docket Navigator/Managing IP|
The second-highest annual number of patent cases were filed in US district courts last year.
According to figures from the Docket Navigator database, some...
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