Report

Litigation Landscape of Standard-Essential Patents

The “Litigation Landscape of Standard-Essential Patents” report provides the first and only truly comprehensive overview of global patent litigation related to standard-essential patents (SEPs).

It is the result of the ever-growing interest in understanding the behavior and litigation patterns of SEP holders, and it aims to provide global insights, trends and comparative perspectives into the SEP litigation world, by using Darts-ip’s wealth of litigation information while leveraging IPlytics SEP related data.

Standard-essential patents are on the rise, almost 7 times more SEPs were declared in 2017 than in 2002. Similarly, litigation concerning these patents has risen dramatically, resulting in almost 9 times more litigated SEPs during the same time period.