By Ryan Davis (March 3, 2017, 10:15 PM EST) -- The national law firms that handled the most patent cases in 2016 includes several big names that were also among the busiest in 2015, according to a new report by Lex Machina, which also tallied the number of patents that courts have invalidated under Alice.
The legal analytics company's 2016 patent litigation report found that Fish & Richardson PC represented defendants in 160 patent cases last year, more than double the next-busiest firm. Russ August & Kabat handled more cases for patent plaintiffs than any other last year with 110, three dozen more than its closest competitor.
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