US patent sales decline continues, but full picture is elusive

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Data platform changes at the USPTO may mean transactions are being recorded more slowly than usual, says AST

08 December 2022

Top PCT representatives 2021

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Chinese and Japanese law firms dominate the rankings table of the 50 law and attorney firms filing the most published PCT applications last year

23 September 2022

Patent transactions in Q2 2022

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Data from AST shows that wider economic uncertainties had an impact on secondary market activity between April and June with deal numbers falling to under 300

16 September 2022

Top USPTO representatives 2021

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Boston firm Fish & Richardson takes number one position in a year that saw most of the country's biggest prosecution practices experience negative growth

16 June 2022

Patent transactions in Q1 2022

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Latest data from AST points to a steep decline from the previous year’s numbers, but there are some indications that more licensing is being done

08 June 2022

IAM insight panel analysis Q1 2022

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After getting a chance to hear from the US president’s pick to lead the USPTO, respondents to IAM’s insight panel swung from negative to neutral

02 May 2022

Exclusive data reveals top owners of Chinese patents

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Research undertaken for IAM by Dolcera details the holders of the 100 largest portfolios. Domestic entities dominate the ranking, but a select group of foreign businesses - including Samsung, Qualcomm and Panasonic - also make the list

27 April 2022

Top European Patent Owners 2021

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The IAM/Dolcera Euro Patent 100 not only highlights the top filers, but also sheds light on abandonment trends, with most rights lapsing in the auto space.

20 April 2022

Patent transactions in Q4 2021

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Numbers were up from 1,587 to 1,654 between 2020 and 2021, with the biggest Q4 deal involving IBM and the Open Invention Network

23 February 2022

Patent transactions in Q3 2021

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The most recent AST data shows a 12-point jump in transacted assets, as well as continuing strength in healthcare and semiconductors

07 January 2022

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