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Predictions for automated vehicle patent litigation

February 27, 2020
Mcity Predictions for Automated Vehicles Patent Litigation White Paper


Will the autonomous vehicle industry be plagued by a large volume of patent litigation?

While automated vehicle technology has the potential to transform mobility for society, it is possible that substantial litigation could cause delay. In order to predict the volume of patent litigation, Mcity researchers evaluated the rate of both patenting and litigation in the smartphone and the oil and gas markets from 2000 through 2016.