Section 337 Statistics: Technology areas of accused products (% over the years)

 
Types of Accused Products in New Filings by Fiscal Year (Percent of Total Cases Filed) (Updated Annually)
Product Type
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
Automotive/Manufacturing/Transportation 7 5 4 4 8 11 9 11 5
Chemical compositions 2 0 1 2 2 2 0 3 0
Computer and telecommunications products 17 19 25 27 35 27 27 23 46
Consumer electronics products 10 12 15 18 4 6 9 4 5
Integrated circuits 12 14 6 16 2 5 5 1 2
LCD/TV 7 14 17 4 0 5 5 0 2
Lighting products 7 3 5 2 5 2 2 1 2
Memory products 7 3 5 0 2 6 0 1 3
Pharmaceuticals and medical devices 7 2 5 5 15 12 5 16 12
Printing products 5 9 4 2 0 2 6 1 3
Small consumer items 5 3 8 10 8 16 9 4 5
Other 14 16 5 10 19 6 23 35 15
Source: USITC, 337Info.