According to a 1995-2013 study conducted by Price Waterhouse Coopers, of the Courts considered, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida ranked second most patent holder hostile with a median time to trial of two and one half years (2.5 yrs).
According to the study, the Eastern District of Virginia, District of Delaware, Eastern District of Texas, Western District of Wisconsin, District of New Jersey, Central District of California and Middle District of Florida ranked above the Southern District of Florida as overall top patent holder favorable jurisdictions. This was due to factoring each Courtís median time-to-trial, overall success rate, and median damage awards.
However, according to the study, the Southern District of Florida was the sixth most popular jurisdiction for patent decisions involving non-practicing-entities (NPE or NPA).
According to the study, the Southern District of Florida be one of the most favorable jurisdictions in the country for patent defendants or non-patent holder declaratory judgment Plaintiffs.
The Florida Southern District comprises the nine (9) counties of Broward, Highlands, Indian River, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie. The Southern District of Florida includes the South Florida metropolitan areas of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach.
Registered Patent Attorney Peter A. Koziol is admitted to the Southern District of Florida, familiar with the Southern District of Florida Local Rules and patent trial procedures.
Contact patent attorney Peter Koziol at 561-235-0725, to learn more about the Southern District of Florida and its Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Pierce, Key West and West Palm Beach divisions, and whether or not the Southern District of Florida is a proper or favorable jurisdiction for your patent infringement or declaratory judgment case.
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