Patent Owners Win Only Half Of EDTX Trials, Study Finds

Law360 (July 24, 2018, 9:30 PM EDT) -- A recent study of jury verdicts rendered in patent cases since 2013 found that patent owners win only 50 percent of the time in the Eastern District of Texas, which has a reputation for juries that find in favor of patent owners more often than in other popular patent litigation districts.

Data compiled by RPX Corp., a company that challenges patents owned by non-practicing entities, or NPEs, found that despite the Eastern District of Texas’ reputation, the reality is that patent owners whose cases proceed to a jury stand a better chance of winning in other popular patent litigation districts such...

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