Apple Still Top IP Target, But Pharma Takes More Fire

Law360, Boston (February 27, 2015, 5:51 PM EST) -- Although technology giants such as Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. still dominate the list of most-named defendants in intellectual property lawsuits, an uptick in patent litigation between pharmaceutical companies has pulled generics heavyweights like Actavis Inc. and Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. into the top ranks of companies most frequently targeted by a patent suit in 2014, an analysis by Law360 shows.

Law360's study of 2014 patent complaints revealed a 19 percent drop in new filings as compared to 2013. But that slide provided little relief for the technology giants most frequently accused of patent infringement. Topping Law360's list of companies most frequently...

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