Infographic: 2019 Trends in IP Litigation
Innovation is on the rise, with a handful of industries — namely IT, telecom and life sciences — driving patent growth worldwide. According to WIPO, “Patents granted by the EPO grew by 40% in 2016 – the fastest growth since 1983.” In 2016, the Chinese patent grant rate increased by 13% and in Japan and Korea it rose by 7%. As the number of granted patents grows around the world, the number of IP litigation cases has also grown – which is a serious concern for businesses and patent owners, given their high costs. Check out our infographic below to learn more about the latest trends in IP litigation and to get tips for overcoming IP litigation challenges.