ArrivalStar Tops List Of Most Litigious 'Patent Trolls'

Law360, New York (May 13, 2014, 11:54 AM EDT) -- ArrivalStar SA filed 137 new infringement suits over its vehicle-tracking patents in 2013, placing it atop a list released Tuesday of the companies that filed the most patent suits, which was dominated by so-called patent trolls.

According to the 2013 Patent Litigation Year in Review report by litigation analytics firm Lex Machina, ArrivalStar took the top spot by edging out out fellow nonpracticing entity Wyncomm LLC, which filed 131 new suits last year.

Those companies, like most in the top 10 most frequent filers of patent suits, make no products and operate as what the report calls patent monetization entities. The 10...

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