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Friday Factoid: Large Increase in Patent Litigation in 2015

According to UnifiedPatents’ 2015 Patent Dispute Report, there were 5,769 new patent suits filed in federal district courts in 2015, which number represents a 13% increase from 2014 and the highest annual number of patent disputes in recorded history. 44% of these suits were filed in the Eastern District of Texas and most of the cases filed in Texas were assigned to a single judge. Source: Unified Patents Jon Wachs websiteIf you have any questions regarding the content of this communication, please contact Jonathan R. Wachs: | 301.575.0302. If you would like to subscribe to receive Friday Factoids® in your inbox click here.