Unified Patents Announces First Half of 2014 NPE Litigation Survey Results

Unified Patents Announces First Half of 2014 NPE Litigation Survey Results from Unified Patent

By: Unified Patent  08/22/2014
Keywords: Intellectual Property Law, Patent Trademark, Patent Trademark And Copyright Law

2,671 patent cases were filed in the 1st half of 2014. By comparison, 2,998 patent cases were filed in the 1st half of 2013. Therefore, total patent litigations have decreased almost 10% for the comparable period last year. 1811 (or 68%) of cases filed in the 1st half of 2014 were High-Tech related. 1534 (or 85%) of all High-Tech patent cases were brought by Non Practicing Entities (NPEs), 289 (or 18%) of High Tech litigations by NPEs targeted small or medium enterprises (SMEs). http://unifiedpatents.com/latest-news/

Keywords: Intellectual Property Law, Npe Patent, Patent Litigator, Patent Trademark, Patent Trademark And Copyright Law, Reduce Patent Litigation Costs,