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Trends in IP & patent litigation

April 27, 2022
Quentin Pak


It is no secret that economic strain tends to spur IP litigation: When cash is scarce, companies are incentivized to extract value from dormant IP assets. With many companies likely to put their IP assets to work in 2021, it should come as good news that regulatory and judicial developments around the world are creating an IP environment that is friendlier to patent holders.


2020 trends


For Asia-based companies, the US has become an ever-more attractive venue for IP enforcement strategies. This recent trend is undoubtedly linked to the rise in eight- and nine-figure damages awards in the US: In the last 12 months, the US…

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