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Lex Machina's Patent Litigation Report 2021 looks at trends in federal district court as well as the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). It focuses on 2020 and how it compared to other years given the changes caused by COVID-19.

The report covers the following analytics:

  • Case Filings
  • Top Districts and Judges
  • Most Active Parties
  • Top Law Firms
  • Case Timing to Key Milestones
  • Damages Awards
  • Injunctive Relief
  • PTAB
This report presents data from Lex Machina’s Legal Analytics platform. Using machine learning and technology-assisted attorney review, raw data is extracted from PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records), which contains documents from federal district court. The raw data is then cleaned, tagged, structured, and loaded into Lex Machina’s proprietary platform. This report is prepared by the Lex Machina Product Team using charts and graphs from the platform. Commentary is provided by Lex Machina’s legal experts. To view just some of the key findings in the report view our infographic, to request your own personal copy of the full report click the "Request Report Now" button