July 2014 Litigation Report

410 patent lawsuits were filed in July 2014. This is a 15% drop in the number of cases filed compared to July 2013.

59% of patent cases this month were in the high tech sector.

83% of High Tech patent cases were filed by Non Practicing Entities (NPEs).

23% of High Tech cases filed by NPEs were brought against small or medium enterprises (SMEs).