Patent disputes are significantly lower since they peaked at 5,874 in 2015. Litigation tumbled 41% to 3,491 cases in 2018, and was down 14% from
Two days before World IP Day, on April 24, the Supreme Court of the United States relinquished significant judicial authority for patents to the executive
Early indications are that U.S. patent litigation for 2018 is on track to be among the lowest in since 2005. So far in 2018, approximately
Cybersecurity firm Blue Coat Systems has decided to opt-out of an initial public offering and sell itself to software security leader Symantec for $4.65 billion.
After declining 9% in 2015 from the 2014 fiscal year Patent Trial and Appeal Board-instituted inter partes reviews (IPRs) have leveled off. Instituted reviews were at 74%
With patent litigation down 13% over 2013, and median damages awards just $2.9 million, the lowest in at least 20 years, NPEs are still besting