Delaware Eclipses Texas As Patent Hot Spot

Law360, New York (September 16, 2013, 5:54 PM EDT) -- The U.S. district courts for Delaware and the Eastern District of Texas have continued their rise as havens for patent litigation, as the two jurisdictions accounted for nearly half of all new patent litigation initiated in 2013, according to data released Monday by Perkins Coie LLP.

Through Sept. 10, Delaware was the top spot for new patent cases in 2013, with 1,015 new cases launched there since the beginning of the year. It paced just ahead of the 920 cases filed in the Eastern District of...
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