Patent Suit Filings Continue On Record Pace, Report Says

Law360, New York (July 14, 2015, 6:30 PM EDT) -- More than 3,100 new patent cases have been filed in federal court so far this year, a record-breaking number that could put patent filings in 2015 at an all-time high, according to a report released Tuesday.

Legal analytics firm Lex Machina reported the first six months of 2015 were the busiest first-half-year period ever for patent litigation, buoyed in large part by the months of May and June, which saw 607 and 654 new cases filed, respectively. If filings were to continue at this rate, they would surpass the 6,000 mark by years end and top the 2013 record total.

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