Patent program could lead to more cases in Pittsburgh

May 11, 2012 – In The News
Pittsburgh Business Times

Last year, 738 patent infringement suits were filed in U.S. District Court in Eastern District of Texas. The Western District of Pennsylvania had 14.

Just why the level of patent infringement filings is so modest here is hard to pinpoint.

“Some have said that it’s because the cases filed here didn’t move as quickly as they did in other courts,” said Jim Singer, a veteran patent lawyer with Fox Rothschild who publishes the IP Spotlight blog.

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