The trolls became drastically more active in April, with a large cluster of filings in the days before the Senate’s patent reform bill would have made patent reform retroactive to.  Of course, the reform legislation that seemed so certain died in the Senate.  Repeat filers included Antennatech, c4cast, Clear With Computers, Eclipse IP, eDekka, GPNE,

Patent trolls, and patent plaintiffs generally, were active on Wednesday. April 23.  184 cases were filed on Wednesday, by numerous plaintiffs, including Signal IP, various Joao Bock entities, Interface IP, PanTaurus, Olivistar, TQP Development, eDekka, and c4cast.  Of course, it could just be a bizarre coincidence, but as Dennis Crouch points out at Patently-O,

The trolls started January with a bang.  Several trolls started their first cases or filed significant additional cases, including:  Express Card, EMG Technology, Diet Goal Innovations, and c4cast.  A few frequent fliers also remained busy:  Eclipse IP, GeoTag, and Lodsys.

As usual, I prepared the report in partnership with and using Docket Navigator and its