In a steady trend, copyright cases filed in the US dropped about 63% from 2005 through 2009 based on numbers from
Source: Report by the Administrative Office of the US Courts
Judicial Business of the United States Courts 2009
Table C-2A. U.S. District Courts—Civil Cases Commenced, by Nature of Suit, During the 12-Month Periods Ending September 30, 2005 Through 2009
Wednesday, May 05, 2010
AO Report: Copyright Case Filings Dropped 63% From 2005 Through 2009
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