Data Analysis

Foreign patent grants surge in China

Numbers rebound after declining in 2020, with Samsung, Toyota and Qualcomm leading the way, according to data from the CNIPA

30 June 2022

Broadcom and VMware patent portfolios show strengths of proposed merger

The $69 billion proposal to bring the two companies together promises many potential synergies, but there are also dangers to guard against

28 June 2022

How top US patent courts compare on median time-to-trial statistics

PTAB judges have been told to focus on this data when deciding on a discretionary denial - and only SDNY beats the 18-month IPR deadline

27 June 2022

The numbers show exactly how Alice has rewritten the US patent litigation playbook

Docket Navigator data reveals defendants filing a skyrocketing number of Section 101 challenges since the 2014 decision and succeeding, much of the time, very early in cases

20 June 2022

Fish & Richardson tops US law firm issued patents table for 2021

Boston firm takes number one position in a year that saw most of the country's biggest prosecution practices experience negative growth

16 June 2022

Revealed: the law firms with the best records defending patents at the PTAB

Docket Navigator data shows Seattle-based Perkins Coie has racked up both the lowest institution rate and the lowest unpatentability rate in patentee-side IPR work since 2013

06 June 2022

New 4G/5G landscape shows which SEP owners have strongest global coverage

Tech+IP Capital report proposes new methodology for looking at patent portfolio geography, finding Qualcomm’s 4G holdings have unmatched reach

02 June 2022

World’s largest car makers faced double the US patent litigation in 2021

Data from Docket Navigator shows that litigation against major OEMs has been on a slight downturn until the spike in 2021’s numbers, but it’s still not clear if it’s the start of a trend

30 May 2022

Irell litigator has a long track record of nine-figure patent verdicts

USAA's recent $218.5 million verdict against PNC Bank is just one of the recent hundred-million dollar awards racked up by Irell & Manella partner Jason Sheasby, exclusive Docket Navigator data shows

23 May 2022

Five years ago, TC Heartland transformed the US patent litigation landscape

As the US patent venue precedent turns five, it’s clear the Eastern District of Texas lost top patent venue crown, and Delaware might not be the court to claim it due to upstart Western District of Texas

16 May 2022

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