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Figure 1: January 2015 had 36% more District Court cases initiated than last year and 3% more than last month.
Figure 2: High-Tech had the majority of District Court and PTAB initiated disputes.
Figure 3: NPE litigation made up 56% of January 2015 initiated District Court cases, compared to 48% in January 2014 and 65% in December 2014.
Figure 4: NPE litigation made up 76% of January 2015 High-Tech cases, compared to 70% in January 2014 and 90% in December 2014.
Figure 5: In January 2015, the majority of High-Tech PTAB Petitions were filed against NPEs.