New Patent Filings Hit Lowest Monthly Level In Over 2 Years

Law360, New York (February 4, 2014, 6:39 PM EST) -- January 2014 saw the lowest monthly total of patent filings in U.S. district courts in more than two years, according to a Tuesday blog post from Lex Machina, and the company is still looking at trends to figure out why.

Lex Machina, which provides legal analytics to companies and law firms, said in its Tuesday blog post that the 322 new patent cases filed in January 2014  was the lowest since October 2011, when only 316 new patent cases were filed. The blog post said that...
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