Patent Litigation Tips

PWC’s most recent patents litigation study – “A Look Behind the Rising Numbers in US Patent Litigation: Macro Trends, Causes, and Implementations” – tells a story that every litigator knows, patent litigation is on the rise.  And the America Invents Act (“AIA”) has done little about the problem.  Here are some key takeaways from

Last year, the patent defense bar was disappointed when the Supreme Court refused to lower the standard for invalidating patents based upon prior art that was not considered by the Patent Office.  According to Professor David Schwartz from Chicago-Kent College of Law and Christopher Seaman from Washington and Lee University School of Law, the apparent

The following is a summary of an interview I conducted with Monica Winghart, Article One’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel, about the impact of the new America Invents Act (“AIA”) provisions that went into effect on September 16. Ms. Winghart has more than 15 years of intellectual property experience. Prior to joining Article One,

The scholars of Boston University have provided another thought-provoking analysis of the costs of patent troll litigation.  The article is backed by some excellent and thought-provoking data from RPX and the Coalition for Patent Fairness.  For context, this is what the article says about the state of patent troll litigation:

  • There were 5,842 patent troll