2015 Report of the Economic Survey August 2015

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The Report of the Economic Survey provides an in-depth report on the annual incomes and related professional characteristics of intellectual property attorneys and patent agents. Conducted every other year, the survey also examines the economic aspects of intellectual property law practice, including individual billing rates and typical charges for representative IP law services.  

New this year: The Economic Survey studied the reasons for changes in corporate IP budgets. We've also collected data on the costs of litigation up through mediation as well as the costs of inter partes proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  

AIPLA would like to thank Rich Goldstein, Chair of the Law Practice Management Committee, Donika Pentcheva, Vice Chair of the Law Practice Management Committee and all of the members of the Committee for their hard work in putting this publication together. We are pleased to continue bringing you this valuable member benefit.We hope that you find the Report a useful reference tool in your practice. 
Knobbe Martens

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