Patent Lawsuits on Rise, Buying Spree Hints More To Come

Federal courts are seeing a jump in patent infringement lawsuits, and recent intellectual property sales are hinting at a further increase.

Even as the coronavirus outbreak disrupted U.S. courts and businesses, patent lawsuits in the first five months of 2020 increased 9% year-over-year, Bloomberg Law data show. The lawsuit pace is also up 5% from the same period in 2018.

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