Court Profile

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Profile pages collect all data relevant to a particular target and arrange it in one place to streamline navigation. Users can save, create alerts for, and share profile binders.

Use Court Profiles to find a dashboard of information and a list of tabs with information pertaining to the court. Explore a court’s litigation history, and answer questions like:

  • What firms have most experience bringing Patentee cases before this court?
  • How often does this court grant a particular type of motion? Does the court have a tendency to rule one way, and has that tendency changed over time?
  • What parties have appeared most before this court as Patentees? As Patent Challengers?
  • How many patents and what types of technologies have been litigated before this court?
  • How busy is this court compared to other U.S. District Courts? Should I anticipate a longer or shorter timeline?


  1. From the main search page, select Court from the Quick Profile section at the top of the page.
  2. Begin typing a court name and make a selection from the list.

This feature is available in the following libraries:

Patent Copyright Trademark Trade Secret Antitrust Securities
Parties & Firms
Case Outcome
Motion Success
Claim Contructions
Time to Milestones
Motion Pendency
Cases by Year
Motion Outcomes

Patent Library Analytics


Gain valuable insights into a court’s litigation history by exploring the Overview page. See important details about a court’s litigation history, and view the total numbers and rankings of a court’s cases, jury trials, bench trials, asserted patents, construed terms, and docket entries. Examine graphs of a court’s Patent Cases by year and percentage of cases involving different Patent Technologies. Additionally, users may access figures representing this court’s Patent Determinations and the number and amount of Remedies granted by the court. By default, stipulated data (events to which opposing parties agreed) is excluded, but users can select to include it in certain data sets.

Parties and Firms

View lists of parties and firms for Patentees or Patent Challengers that most often appear before a court, ranked by the number of cases in the court.

Case Outcomes

Compare case outcomes for a selected court to case outcomes for all U.S. District Court cases using the generated pie charts.

Motion Success

View results of a selected document type decided by the court, organized by year. See how often a court granted or denied a specific motion, and how or if that has changed over time.


In the Decisions folder, find lists of the judge’s Orders, Remedies, Claim Constructions, and Determinations, or use the Stays & Transfers folder to access premade Motion Success tabs and view a judge’s decisions on specified types of motions by year. View individualized graphs for:

  • Motion Success for Stay Pending IPR
  • Motion Success for Stay Pending IPR (Pre-Institution)
  • Motion Success for Stay Pending IPR (Post-Institution)
  • Motion Success for Transfer of Venue for Convenience
  • Motion Success for Transfer for Improper Venue.

Decisions tabs are automatically filtered by the selected court, Type of Document, and Posture of Motion, but users can use the green Edit Filters button and select additional criteria to modify results.


In the Timetables folder, users can view charts for a court's Time to Milestones and Motion Pendency.

  • Find out how long it generally takes a court to reach Milestones like Claim Construction, Trials, and Appeals.
  • View charts showing how quickly specific types of decisions are made, like Motion for Summary Judgment, Motion to Dismiss - Failure to State a Claim (FRCP 12(b)(6)), and Motion to Transfer for Improper Venue (28 USC § 1406(a)).

Timetables tabs are automatically filtered by the selected court, but users can use the green Edit Filters button and select additional criteria to modify results.

Last Updated: December 5, 2023