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Covid and economic fears spur rising IP monetisation trend

Companies in more industries and sectors are looking to raise capital using their intellectual property as collateral

28 September 2022

The IP-backed finance and litigation funding markets revolution

Insurance policy types are proliferating and the increased certainty is attracting new lenders – a virtuous circle that looks set to cut capital costs for IP-rich companies

28 September 2022

$600 million BlackBerry patent deal still alive despite exit of key financial backer

Third Eye Capital syndicate due to provide $400 million for the purchase of the portfolio pulls out, but replacements are said to be on hand

31 August 2022

IP-backed lending is becoming a serious option for many companies

Utilising patents as collateral for credit can save expense or even provide capital when VC or traditional lenders refuse

05 August 2022

How the IVSC is preparing to accelerate intangible assets valuation in Asia

After establishing an office in Asia, the CEO of the International Valuation Standards Council expands on plans to escalate intangible assets valuation in the region

26 July 2022

Lessons from China's $46 billion IP financing market

After over a decade and the involvement of various stakeholders, China achieved $46 billion in IP financing in 2021

08 July 2022

There’s a lot more to GE Licensing than patents, says outfit’s head

GE’s Licensing group participates in traditional patent licensing while also exploring new models like equity management

20 June 2022

Acacia Research CIPO predicts operating company patent sales

Buyers should position themselves for opportunities as worsening economy spurs monetisation efforts, says Marc Booth

16 June 2022

New IP finance play, Ukraine tribute, patent litigation trends and plenty more as IPBC Global 2022 comes to an end

Despite the close attentions of a tornado and the deadening heatwave that preceded and followed it, delegates and speakers in Chicago were in good form for the final day of this year's event

15 June 2022

The future of FRAND, 6G, IP finance and patent dealmaking take centre stage in Chicago

Day Two of IPBC Global 2022 provided a succession of important contributions from some of the market’s most prominent thought-leaders

14 June 2022

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