Data Analysis

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

Top USPTO representatives 2021

Featured in Prosecution data

Boston firm Fish & Richardson 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

WiLAN patent portfolio will demand attention if a sale is pursued

As Quarterhill’s strategic review considers the potential sale of Canadian patent licensing business WiLAN, a PatSnap portfolio analysis shows plenty of value for any future buyer

10 May 2022

Central District of California reigns as top US court for many types of IP litigation

Data from Docket Navigator shows the venues for trade secrets, trademark and copyright litigation in the US, areas in which the Los Angeles-based US District Court dominates

09 May 2022

Patents peripheral to Twitter’s success, but know-how absolutely crucial

Elon Musk will have to make certain that IP vital to the company’s future cannot just walk out the door

06 May 2022

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