The latest issue of IAMnow available online for subscribers – features our annual review of the brokered patent marketplace. The past few years have been something of a turbulent time for US patent assets and the intermediaries who seek to profit from transacting them. The effect of the 2011 America Invents Act is now being felt in full, while US Supreme Court and Federal Circuit jurisprudence, the prospect of further legislative reform and the volatile nature of IP monetisation-focused stocks are further impacting on the patent transactions ecosystem. All in all, the total dollar value of the market has seen a drop over the past year and some packages – notably, those including business method patents – have seen a marked decline. Nevertheless, a closer look at the details would suggest that there is still plenty of opportunity for enterpising brokers.

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