Stats On How TC Heartland Is Affecting Patent Litigants

Law360, New York (November 3, 2017, 3:21 PM EDT) -- When the U.S. Supreme Court decided the now-famous TC Heartland[1] case in May 2017, a robust discussion began regarding how significant its effects would be. Opinions have differed about whether the decision will lead to a mass exodus of case filings from those federal districts that have developed a specialization in adjudicating patent cases, and if so, what that might mean for patent litigants in terms of patent holder success rates and damages awards. This article addresses these issues from the perspective of statistics and economics.

Changes in Case Filing Patterns

To empirically assess the impact of TC Heartland, we looked...

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