US trademark litigation slump continues as clients seek new and additional levels of service

Last November, we reported that the projected number of US trademark litigation suits for 2016 would represent the lowest in more than a decade. While the final number – 3,587 – was marginally higher than projected, the number of litigation filings was indeed at its lowest since 2001. As we enter the second half of 2017, it appears that the downward trend is continuing into 2017 and looks set to be a new record low.

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