2020 Trends

Recent ITC Statistics, ITC Blog

The COVID-19 pandemic surprisingly is not impacting the number of filings at the ITC in fiscal year (“FY”) 2020.  Prior to the start of quarantine on March 16, 2020, fifteen (15) new complaints were filed at the ITC.  On average, approximately 2-3 new complaints were being filed per month.  Since then, six (6) new complaints were filed at the ITC, keeping the average at approximately 2-3 new complaints per month.  Extrapolating the numbers, approximately thirty-two (32) new complaints will be filed and thirty-four (34) investigations will be completed in FY 2020.  Both estimates are significantly lower than the numbers from FY 2019.  Although there appears to be a sharp decline in overall filings for FY 2020, the decline is not attributable to the pandemic.

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