Only 14% Of Trademark Suits Decided In ’05

Jun 2006IP Law 360, Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Less than 15% of trademark infringement lawsuits were decided at trial in 2005, with the vast majority of cases either settled out of court or dismissed by federal judges, according to a recent study published by a data research group. The study, by Maryland-based IP management firm Invotex Group, showed that of the 3,617 trademark law suits in U.S. courts in 2005, settlements were reached 68% of the time, while cases were dismissed 18% of the time. Please click on the above link to read the full article.

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