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The brokered patent market in 2017

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Whisper it softly but the signs first glimpsed in 2016 are becoming stronger – the brokered patent market in the United States may just be in the first stages of a recovery

01 December 2017

The brokered patent market in 2016

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Although conditions are tough, the brokered patent market remains viable and robust; and while prices may have bottomed out, new buying opportunities are emerging

01 December 2016

1,000 US patent club 2016

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Last issue, we revealed the companies that own the 100 largest portfolios of active US patents. Here, we expand the list to name each of the 383 entities that hold portfolios of over 1,000 assets, representing over 57% of all US patents currently in force

23 May 2016

Top 100 US patent owners 2016

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The most valuable patents you can own are still those issued in the United States; but overall, the owners of the 100 largest portfolios of active US patents are rolling back their filing activity in the country

01 April 2016

The brokered patent market in 2015

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Asking prices are down, but the brokerage business is not in as poor health as it may first appear – especially for a select handful of players

01 December 2015

1,000 US patent club 2015

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Last issue, we revealed the companies that own the 100 largest portfolios of active US patents. Here, we expand the list to name each of the 369 entities holding portfolios of over 1,000 assets, representing over half of all US patents currently in force

01 June 2015

Top 100 US patent owners 2015

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There has been plenty of movement in the latest edition of IAM and MDB Capital Group’s annual listing of the world’s largest portfolios of active US patent assets. But it remains the case that a handful of companies still rule the roost

01 April 2015

The brokered patent market in 2014

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The life of a patent broker has never been easy. Over the last year it has become even harder, with prices dropping and deal flow slowing

01 December 2014

Top 100 US patent owners 2014

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The second edition of the US Patent 100, which names the entities with the largest active US patent portfolios, looks very different from the first list published this time last year

01 April 2014

The brokered patent market in 2013

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While the brokered patent market in the United States is going from strength to strength, there is still little analysis of this obscure business. A review of 222 deals offers welcome insight into what is becoming a lucrative market

03 December 2013

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