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Patent Litigation Intelligence 2023
Patent Litigation | Jan 26, 2023
Patexia evaluates all district court patent litigation cases to find the top attorneys and law firms for patent litigation based on their activity and performance before the district courts.
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The past decade saw several events that impacted patent litigation activity such as the Leahy–Smith America Invents Act, the introduction of PTAB Inter Partes Reviews, the Alice 101 decision as well as the pandemic. We saw a great recovery in patent litigation starting in 2020 with 15% more lawsuits filed and the numbers remained high during 2021. For 2022 the data looks promising with 1,905 cases in the first half of 2022. With 18,493 patent cases filed over the last five years, patent litigation is increasing again.

What You'll Find Inside this Report:

The period of study covers all cases filed from July. 1, 2017, through Jun. 30, 2022. This period covers: 

  • 18,493 District Court Patent Cases
  • 17,377 Unique Patents
  • 20,065 Defendants and Plaintiffs
  • 3,608 Law Firms 
  • 17,052 Attorneys

Similar to other reports, the rankings will cover the "Most Active" and "Best Performing" attorneys, law firms, and companies in the following categories:

  • Defendants
  • Plaintiffs
  • Overall
Top Clients & Firms

The Patent Litigation Intelligence Report also provides:

  • Top 3 Clients for law firms and attorneys
  • Top 3 Firms used by each company
  • Lateral Moves
  • Judges
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