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Effectual Services is a well established and fast growing patent and legal support services company having experience and expertise in providing patent and legal services. With an exceptional mix of technical and legal knowledge, research proficiency, and analytical depth, we are able to consistently provide cost-effective top-notch patent research and legal support services. To know more about us download the company overview presentation below.

US Litigation Newsletter – October 2015 ES Litigation Newsletter – October 2015

Patent litigation trends for the month of Oct 2015 show that 415 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~25% higher than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits filed in Sept 2015 is also ~23% higher as compared to the lawsuits filed in Oct 2014. With almost 40% of the cases in the past month, the Texas Eastern District Court remained on first position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing.

US Litigation Newsletter – September 2015 ES Litigation Newsletter – September 2015

Patent litigation trends for the month of Sept 2015 show that 333 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~12% higher than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits filed in Sept 2015 is also ~10% higher as compared to the lawsuits filed in Sept 2014. With almost 30% of the cases in the past month, the Texas Eastern District Court remained on first position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing.

US Litigation Newsletter – August 2015 ES Litigation Newsletter – August 2015

Patent litigation trends for the month of August 2015 show that 298 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~24% lower than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits filed in August 2015 is also ~24% lower as compared to the lawsuits filed in August 2014. With almost 37% of the cases in the past month, the Texas Eastern District Court remained on first position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing.

US Litigation Newsletter – July 2015 ES Litigation Newsletter – July 2015

Patent litigation trends for the month of July 2015 show that 392 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~19% lower than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits filed in July 2015 is ~5% lower as compared to the lawsuits filed in July 2014. With more than 40% of the cases in the past month, the Texas Eastern District Court remained on first position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing.

US Litigation Newsletter – June 2015 ES Litigation Newsletter – June 2015

Patent litigation trends for the month of June 2015 show that 551 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~11% lower than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits filed in June 2015 is ~31% higher as compared to the lawsuits filed in June 2014. With more than 64% of the cases in the past month, the Texas Eastern District Court remained on first position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing.

US Litigation Newsletter – May 2015 ES Litigation Newsletter – May 2015

Patent litigation trends for the month of May 2015 show that 551 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~37% higher than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits filed in May 2015 is ~47% higher as compared to the lawsuits filed in May 2014. With more than 55% of the cases in the past month, the Texas Eastern District Court remained on first position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing.

US Litigation Newsletter – April 2015 ES Litigation Newsletter – April 2015

Patent litigation trends for the month of April 2015 show that 401 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~19% lower than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits filed in April 2015 is ~41% lower as compared to the lawsuits filed in April 2014. Texas Eastern District Court remained on first position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing, with District Court of New Jersey at the second position.

US Litigation Newsletter – March 2015 ES Litigation Newsletter – March 2015

Patent litigation trends for the month of March 2015 show that 494 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~11% higher than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits filed in March 2015 is ~2% higher as compared to the lawsuits filed in March 2014. Texas Eastern District Court remained on first position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing, with Delaware District Court of Texas at the second position.

US Litigation Newsletter – February 2015 ES Litigation Newsletter – February 2015

Patent litigation trends for the month of February 2015 show that 445 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~13% higher than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits filed in February 2015 is ~47% higher as compared to the lawsuits filed in February 2014. Texas Eastern District Court remained on first position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing, with Northern District Court of Texas at the second position.

US Litigation Newsletter – January 2015 ES Litigation Newsletter – January 2015

Patent litigation trends for the month of January 2015 show that 394 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~3% lower than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits filed in January 2014 is ~35% higher as compared to the lawsuits filed in January 2014. Texas Eastern District Court remained on first position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing, with Delaware District Court at the second position.

US Litigation Newsletter – December 2014 ES Litigation Newsletter – December 2014

Patent litigation trends for the month of December 2014 show that 406 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~38% higher than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits filed in December 2014 is ~27% higher as compared to the lawsuits filed in December 2013. Texas Eastern District Court remained on first position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing, with Delaware District Court at the second position.

US Litigation Newsletter – November 2014 ES Litigation Newsletter – November 2014

Patent litigation trends for the month of November 2014 show that 294 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~13% lower than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits filed in November 2014 is ~47% lower as compared to the lawsuits filed in November 2013. Texas Eastern District Court remained on first position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing, with Delaware District Court at the second position.

US Litigation  – October 2014 ES Litigation Newsletter – October 2014

Patent litigation trends for the month of October 2014 show that 338 patent lawsuits were filed, which is almost 11% higher than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits filed in October 2014 is ~25% lower as compared to the lawsuits filed in October 2013. Texas Eastern District Court moved to first position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing, with Delaware District Court at the second position.

US Litigation Newsletter – September 2014 ES Litigation Newsletter – September 2014

Patent litigation trends for the month of September 2014 show that 305 patent lawsuits were filed, which is almost 22.5% lower than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits filed in September 2014 is ~33% lower as compared to the lawsuits filed in September 2013. Texas Eastern District Court remains at second position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing for fourth month, with Delaware District Court leading the way in this month.

US Litigation Newsletter – August 2014 ES Litigation Newsletter – August 2014

Patent litigation trends for the month of August 2014 show that 394 patent lawsuits were filed, which is almost 5% lower than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits in August 2014 is ~29% lower as compared to the lawsuits filed in August 2013. Texas Eastern District Court remains at second position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing for third month, with New Jersey District Court leading the way in this month.

US Litigation Newsletter – July 2014 ES Litigation Newsletter – July 2014

Patent litigation trends for the month of July 2014 show that 413 patent lawsuits were filed, which is almost 10% higher than the previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits in July 2014 is ~17% lower as compared to the lawsuits filed in July 2013. Texas Eastern District Court remains at second position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing for second month, with Delaware District Court leading the way.

US Litigation Newsletter – June 2014 ES Litigation Newsletter – June 2014

Patent litigation trends for the month of June 2014 show that 374 patent lawsuits were filed, which is almost same as the previous month (375). Also, the number of lawsuits in June 2014 is 62% lower as compared to the lawsuits filed in June 2013. Texas Eastern District Court slips to second position in top courts for patent lawsuit filing after 8 months. For more insights and data please email us at info@effectualservices.com

US Litigation Newsletter – May 2014 US Litigation Newsletter – May 2014

Patent litigation trends for the month of May 2014 show that 375 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~44% lower than previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits in May 2014 is 27% lower as compared to the lawsuits filed in May 2013.For more access the full report here:

US Litigation Newsletter – April 2014 US Litigation Newsletter – April 2014

Patent litigation trends for the month of April 2014 show that 679 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~40% higher than previous month. Also, the number of lawsuits in April 2014 is 11% higher as compared to the lawsuits filed in April 2013. 190 lawsuits were filed in a single day on April 23, 2014. For more access the full report here:

US Litigation Newsletter – March 2014 US Litigation Newsletter – March 2014

Patent litigation trends for the month of March 2014 show that 487 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~61% higher than previous month and ~15% higher than the same month in previous year. For more access the full report here:

 US Litigation Newsletter – February 2014 US Litigation Newsletter – February 2014

US Litigation Newsletter-February 2014(Effectual Services) US Patent litigation filing in February 2014 remained almost same (~0.03% decrease month on month) with 302 new cases filed. Most of the lawsuits were filed by Qommerce (19), followed by Clear with Computers (14), and Data Carriers (14). 3 new ITC complaints were also filed. For more insights and data please email us at info@effectualservices.com

US Litigation Newsletter – January 2014 US Litigation Newsletter – January 2014

Patent litigation trends for the month of January 2014 show that 292 patent lawsuits were filed, which is ~11% less than previous month. However, the number of lawsuits in January 2014 is very less as compared to the lawsuits filed in January 2013 (~43% decrease). For more access the full report here:

Recent Projects

Patent Evaluation

One of the patent brokerage companies needed assistance in patent ranking and bucketing. Through our indigenous method of manual screening and ranking, we assisted the client in the evaluation of patent portfolio and identified patents worth monetizing. For the high value patents, we developed EoU charts that indicated commercial prospects.

 

Asian Language Search

We assisted a leading law firm in conducting native Chinese language searches. The objective was to uncover prior art references in the Asian languages that do not have an English language counterpart. The results identified were carefully screened in English language as well as native languages.

 

Patent Searches

A US-based technology company wanted to develop a patent filing strategy. The objective was to identify white spaces and technology which would enable them to channelize their research and development initiatives. Our team structured a methodical search strategy that comprised of defining apt technology taxonomy, identified and classified patents pertinent to the taxonomy. The search enabled the client to take well-informed decisions and save cost.

 

Patent Licensing Support

Effectual assisted a US-based company in successfully out-licensing more than 50 patents to multiple players, which resulted in maximizing revenue more than 60 million dollars. We worked closely with the company’s attorney to identify target products and companies and developed Evidence of Use charts and infringement contentions. Our team provided support in preparing claim to specification charts and prepared responses to invalidity contentions.

 

Patent Drafting and Filing

A California-based technology company wanted to protect their innovative software and associated products. Despite the stringent patentability criteria for software and business method arts, we assisted them in building a strong patent portfolio. We adopted a robust approach that included a strategically planned pre-filing search to locate patents in the similar technology domain and helped them to modify and re-draft the patent claims. Through this laborious process, we were able to procure a strong patent portfolio for the company and helped in increasing their revenue.

 

IP Support Services

A Silicon Valley-based IP law firm was facing challenges related to managing its docketing backlog. Effectual supported the firm through a dedicated team of paralegals who maintain and manage patent dockets and coordinate with the concerned attorneys in preparing filing forms, sending reminders, tracking deadlines, assignment documents, and document classification and management.

 

Information Disclosure Statement (IDS)

A leading corporate filed a significant number of patent applications and faced challenges with the preparation of their IDS forms. The arduous task involved tracking and identifying the IDSs filed globally. We assisted the client in gathering the prior art from various patent databases and track the references filed in the IDSs globally. We identified all the references in the patent application and submitted the IDS as per the guidelines defined by PTO.

 

Proofreading Services

A US based law firm based was facing challenges in proofreading patent applications. The objective was to highlight clerical errors and check the subject contextually. The client partnered with us to undertake the paralegal task and minimize the office action. We identified the clerical errors such as spelling, bibliographic details, consistency in terms, claim dependencies, etc. Our service yielded significant benefits in terms of minimizing work pressure and helped the client to focus on primary areas.

 
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