IV pulls back from patent acquisition market to focus on monetising existing portfolio through sale and licence 04 Apr 17
Intellectual Ventures is winding down the buying period for its third fund, effectively taking the licensing giant off the market for patent acquisitions. The move, which was announced internally today, will see the NPE focus on monetising its existing assets either through its own assertion programmes or via sales. It will also continue to work on the invention side of the business and the creation of spin out companies based around IV inventions.
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