Making sense of US patent litigation in 2016’s first half
Data and Analysis: Managing IP ranks the top plaintiffs, defendants and law firms in US district court litigation in the first half of 2016, using the Docket Navigator database. One finding is that the proportion of cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas is down, with a drop in NPE suits. But some new plaintiffs emerged during the second quarter
According to figures pulled from the Docket Navigator database, some
2,264 suits were filed in the first six months of 2016, down 15% from 2,672 in
the second half of 2015 and a peak of 3,098 in the first half of 2015....
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