2020 Cybersecurity Patent Market Overview

2020 Cybersecurity Patent Market

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Key Cybersecurity Patent Market Insights

● Increased cybersecurity patent divestment and licensing activity expected due to (1) the increased number of patent filings each year for 10 years straight; (2) the massive cybersecurity investment funding since 2015; and (3) the growing number of cybersecurity companies unable to find a market fit.

●  Global spending on cyber products and services forecasted to exceed $1T between 2017—2021.

●  Over 90% of cybersecurity patent litigation attributed to NPE activity since 2012.

●  Bank of America has been awarded more than twice as many cybersecurity patents in the U.S. than any other tech company.

●  One major law firm (Finnegan) is projecting that cyber patent wars are on the horizon due to both the growing market and inherent ease of detectable infringement in some segments.

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Cybersecurity Patent Ownership

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Cybersecurity Patent Litigation by Entity Type

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Cybersecurity Market by Segment

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Cybersecurity Patents Awarded from January 2015 – August 2019

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Sources: Vitek IP, USPTO, Unified Patents, Cybersecurity Ventures, MarketWatch, Forbes, and Statista.