Copyright filings declined significantly over the last two years, according to a new report by Lex Machina, which found that overall cases had dipped from a 2018 peak that was driven primarily by surges in file-sharing litigation.

According to the report, there were 5,031 and 3,485 new copyright cases filed in 2019 and 2020, respectively, down from a high of 6,536 three years ago.