Data Analysis

Time-to-trial lags in top five US patent courts as pandemic effects continue to bite

Covid has triggered long-lasting delays in the busiest courts, reducing the chance of the PTAB issuing Fintiv discretionary denials in IPRs with parallel litigation

12 September 2022

Computer, communication and e-commerce patent cases on the rise at PTAB

New IAM and Docket Navigator litigation report reveals key trends, including declining semiconductor asset challenges

06 September 2022

Aerospace and defence firm CIPOs should seize patent acquisition opportunities

Just 7% of 300 failed start-ups transferred their IP, leaving more than 500 innovative patents to expire, according to a research report

06 September 2022

How General Plastic changed the PTAB serial petition landscape

Docket Navigator data shows court cited the precedential case in 603 institution decisions with a 34% institution denial rate from October 2017 to now

05 September 2022

Five things to know about Judge Richard G Andrews

The District of Delaware judge’s share of US patent cases has been inching up ever since the random assignment of Albright’s docket

29 August 2022

Huawei outspends rival telecoms innovators on R&D

Although the Chinese giant is currently number one, doubts have been raised as to whether its current levels of investment are sustainable

26 August 2022

Covid court backlog triggered US ITC workload uptick, data suggests

Disputes increased the most in technology centres covering computers, semiconductors and networking while patent owners won favourable determinations in many cases

22 August 2022

Patent plaintiffs flee Waco after random WDTX case assignment order

The US District Court for the District of Delaware has seen a patent case surge as Judge Alan Albright’s docket shrinks

17 August 2022

IPValue – the licensing business that rarely goes to court

Despite holding thousands of patents and being active for over 20 years, Docket Navigator data shows that the firm’s entities have filed just 32 litigation actions since 2008

15 August 2022

Pandemic taught businesses to value their IP, says founder of patent litigation powerhouse

John B Quinn established Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan in 1986 and has represented some of the world’s biggest companies on the plaintiff and defence side since then

08 August 2022

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