The number of patent transactions continues to rise, with the total for 2015 looking like it will outstrip last year’s figure, according to Linda Biel, vice-president of business development at defensive patent aggregator Allied Security Trust (AST). Speaking to IAM last week, Biel noted that 2014 itself had been a busy year, with sales up around 50% on the 2013 numbers.

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