Patent Litigation Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"The Eastern District of Texas is the most popular court for patent litigation, accounting for 25% of the cases."

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"The Supreme Court of the United States saw 101 patent cases from 1960-2010."

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"Mobile technology, semiconductors and medical devices are the 3 most litigated technology sectors."

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"The damages awarded in patent cases are declining, with median damage awards at $5.8 million."

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"China saw a 45% increase in patent litigation cases from 2013 to 2014."

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"In 2020 only 22% of patent litigations achieve settlement before reaching trial."

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"The number of patent lawsuits filed in the U.S. declined from approximately 5,100 cases in 2015 to about 4,000 cases in 2016."

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"The likelihood of a patent case going to trial is less than 2%, most are resolved outside courtroom."

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"California sees the second highest number of patent lawsuits behind Texas."

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"Patent lawsuits in the U.S. soared by over 230% from 2000 to 2011."

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