Design Patent Suits Becoming Less Prevalent in U.S. Courts

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Patent lawsuits that focus on design patents had become increasingly popular in multiple jurisdictions and multiple industries. But the number of design patents suits filed in 2012 appears to have dropped precipitously in popular court venues, according to a new analysis.

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  • DBoundy

    it looks like there's more noise than signal in those data. Every series has factor-of-four jumps in a single year! Even the sum of the four tribunals is remarkably jittery. You can't conclude anything from a single year of that data.

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