Download Now: Litigation Analysis – Q3 2017 – Intellectual Property


With the Supreme Court decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Grp Brands LLC, patent owners now have to think more strategically about where to file infringement lawsuits after the court put new restrictions on venues for such cases. Patent owners can’t just sue where alleged infringer sells a product anymore to get the most patentee-friendly venue. Patent owners must now sue where the alleged infringer is incorporated or where it has a “regular and established place of business.” Download our expertly-curated Bloomberg Law report now and gain and understanding of:

  • Implications of the decisions on patent infringement filings including detailed statistics of garnered from patent data available on Bloomberg Law that shows infringement complaints in the Texas district were down more than 50 percent in the third quarter of 2017.
  • Trends in the locations where patent infringement complaints have been filed, including graphical representation of month-over-month filings in the top 5 venues from September 2016 thru September 2017. Easily spot changes since the SCOTUS decisions
  • How different courts are interpreting the decision and what several district courts have ruled about whether defendants who didn’t raise an improper venue argument before can do so after the TC Heartland ruling.


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