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US patent assignments in 2021

Featured in Special Report 2022 Q1: Patent Dealmaking

Six things we learned about the transactions marketplace in a year that featured notable patent deals both big and small

02 March 2022

Patent transactions in 2021

Featured in Special Report 2022 Q1: Patent Dealmaking

Staying on top of patent transactions activity is difficult, but can have significant implications for an organisation’s IP risk.

02 March 2022

The brokered patent market in 2021

Featured in Secondary Market Activity

Richardson Oliver Insights highlights how the patent market has evolved to the point where it is not only a place to buy and sell assets.

02 March 2022

Fortress IP co-founder leaves the firm to explore new opportunities

I have nothing but good things to say about the company but it's time to move on and do something new, says Joseph Kessler

01 March 2022

Growing monetisation space in Korea is backdrop to Samsung exec's jump to NPE world

Patent transactions involving former Samsung IP head reveal context of in-house chief’s move to the licensing sector – a big uptick in local standards development and dealmaking

24 February 2022

Patent transactions in Q4 2021

Featured in Secondary Market Activity

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

More is being done than ever before to monetise neglected pharma IP

Roivant’s most recent spinout shows that it is still on the hunt for deprioritised life sciences patents

22 February 2022

BlackBerry patent buyer set to become the world’s largest wireless networks NPE

New research indicates that Catapult IP is acquiring a portfolio of quality assets that can potentially be asserted against some very big names

17 February 2022

How platform technologies are reshaping life sciences IP value creation

Versatile biotechnologies are changing patterns of collaboration among healthcare innovators

10 February 2022

Big changes in the camera industry lead to major patent strategy rethinks

Canon’s IP chief and the former head of IP at Nikon explain how an evolving market creates opportunities for companies that hold assets reading on products used in multiple industries

08 February 2022

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