Reports

Lex Machina Releases Its First Consumer Protection Litigation Report

Lex Machina has released its first Consumer Protection litigation report. Looking at litigation in federal district court from 2009 to 2018, this is a comprehensive overview of trends and insights for making strategic litigation decisions.

A “Consumer Protection” case, as defined by Lex Machina, alleges at least one of the following federal consumer protection statutes: the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Truth in Lending Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, or a federal consumer protection enforcement statute, such as the […]

By |2019-10-23T23:03:42+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Reports|

New Report: Employment Litigation in the Southeast

Lex Machina is excited to release its regional report, Employment Litigation in the Southeast. This report focuses on Employment Litigation in federal district courts located in the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits. These districts are located in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.
Legal analytics is used for planning, business development, and litigation strategy. Readers can compare their home district to others to gain insight about areas of particular focus. The metrics in this report may help readers decide whom to pursue as clients, which claims to include in a complaint, […]

By |2019-09-11T00:57:46+00:00September 4th, 2019|Reports|

New Report: Employment Litigation in the Midwest

Lex Machina is excited to release its regional report, Employment Litigation in the Midwest. This report focuses on Employment Litigation in federal district courts located in the Seventh and Eighth Circuits. These districts are located in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana.

Legal analytics is used for planning, business development, and litigation strategy. Readers can compare their home district to others to gain insight about areas of particular focus. The metrics in this report may help readers decide whom to pursue as clients, which […]

By |2019-08-28T19:11:52+00:00August 28th, 2019|Reports|

Lex Machina Releases Its First Environmental Litigation Report

Lex Machina is excited to release its first Environmental Litigation Report. This report analyzes the latest trends in cases involving a dispute over regulation of the environment. Environmental litigation involves pollution, use of natural resources, protection of forests, rivers, plants, and animals, and other ways that humans interact with nature.

The report focuses on the three-year time period from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018 to showcase recent trends in U.S. District Court. It also breaks down data into important case type tags: […]

By |2019-08-26T21:24:52+00:00July 16th, 2019|Reports|

ERISA Litigation Report

Lex Machina is excited to release its first ERISA Litigation Report. This report highlights data-driven trends and insights to help practitioners quickly analyze and strategize in this particular area of the law. The report focuses on the three-year time period from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018 to showcase recent trends in U.S. District Court. Additionally, this report focuses on Claim Denial and Delinquent Contribution claims.

Highlights include:

  • ERISA case filings declined from nearly 9,000 cases to about 6,600 cases from 2010 […]
By |2019-05-30T20:48:50+00:00May 30th, 2019|Legal Trends, Reports|

Contracts Litigation Report

Lex Machina is excited to release its first Contracts Litigation Report. In 2018, Lex Machina replaced and expanded its Commercial module to include non-commercial cases, including individual, class action, and government lawsuits. Now encompassing over 146,000 U.S. District Court cases from the last decade, Lex Machina’s Contracts Litigation Module represents the most comprehensive and accurate dataset available for analyzing breach of contract claims litigation in the federal courts.

Highlights include:

  • The top jurisdiction for federal contracts litigation case filings from 2016 to 2018 […]
By |2019-05-17T21:59:13+00:00May 12th, 2019|Legal Trends, Reports|

Antitrust Litigation Report

Lex Machina announces the release of its Antitrust Litigation Report. In analyzing over 9,000 Antitrust cases included in Lex Machina’s database, practitioners can gain new information and plan their litigation strategy accordingly. Antitrust litigation is a complex and unique area of law and this analytical review showcases customized insights that supplement traditional research and accumulated experience.

Highlights include:

  • For antitrust cases terminating between 2016 and 2018, the median time to reach summary judgement was 2.5 years, and time to trial was three years. In Contested DOJ/FTC Enforcement cases, the median time […]
By |2019-05-17T21:19:09+00:00April 4th, 2019|Legal Trends, Reports|

Patent Litigation Report

Lex Machina released its annual Patent Litigation Report. This is a comprehensive report with data across the entire Patent module including patent litigation in federal district court and administrative hearings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). This report also includes Hatch-Waxman/ANDA trends as well as those involving High Volume Plaintiffs (plaintiffs who have filed more than ten cases in a single year).

The Patent Litigation Report analyzes filing trends, key decisions and timing metrics, as well as damages and other data. It shows top […]

By |2019-04-04T23:16:14+00:00January 29th, 2019|Legal Trends, Reports|

Announcing the Patent Litigation Year in Review 2015

pdf-iconLex Machina is proud to announce our third annual Patent Litigation Year in Review.  

This blog post looks closely at some of the key case filing and jurisdictional figures included in the report.  For a complete copy of the report, please click here.

 

 

Fig 1 - A2.2 2005-2014 Year.eps

 

Fig. 1:  New cases filed, 2007-2015, by year

In 2015, 5,819 patent cases were filed – a 15% rise from […]

By |2017-10-09T20:29:43+00:00March 16th, 2016|Announcements, Reports|

Lex Machina Publishes Copyright Litigation Report

Lex Machina is pleased to announce the publication today of the first-ever comprehensive study of U.S. copyright litigation.

The Lex Machina Copyright Litigation Report breaks down the thousands of copyright cases filed in the last 5 years to showcase how this data can be used to inform litigation strategy: from detailed analysis of different judicial districts useful to forum planning, to timing data on trial and injunctions that can drastically improve budgeting, as well as top parties and firms for firm marketing and outside counsel selection.

This post provides a sneak-peek at one […]

By |2017-10-09T20:38:12+00:00August 11th, 2015|Legal Trends, Reports|