2020 Marketplace Trends: Connected Cars Drive NPEs to the Automotive Space

December 18, 2020

A surge of NPE activity in the Automotive sector, first noted by RPX in May, persisted through the second half of 2020. With new entrants flocking to the scene, historically aggressive plaintiffs active in the space, and cars becoming increasingly high-tech, sustained activity in the sector looks likely. The effects will be felt by a broad range of defendants, from car makers and their suppliers to tech companies and wireless technology providers.

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