Posts Tagged: Value analysis


When Do Operating Companies Sell Their Patents?

What causes operating companies to sell their patents? Our intuition tells us that patent sales take place when the seller is in financial distress or the company …

Patent Landscaping: Sorting the grain from the chaff

Companies at the cutting edge of their industries have realized the immense value of their patent portfolios and are still trying to make the most of that …
By Julia Elvidge
9 months ago 0

Finding the Best Patents – Comparative Patent Ranking Systems – Citations Still Matter

Over the past 18 months, our clients have begun to show greater interest in international patents (e.g. non-US). Increasing client interest in international patents corresponds with the …

Building, Maintaining and Leveraging your Technology Patent Portfolio: A Qualitative Approach

An organization’s overall IP strategy should support business strategies and help increase the value of the company. IP strategy will be different depending on the business …
By Terry Ludlow
12 months ago 0

Patent Value and Changing Metrics – Time to Believe in Our Product

The reason it matters as to whether we patent folks can speak non-patent speak is that those who make the decisions about patent value, i.e., corporate …
By John White
1 year ago 3

High Value Patents: Does family size matter when looking for better patents?

Intuitively, family size and diversity of international filings should be good indicators of value. We hypothesized that like independent claim count, the investment to produce a larger …

Finding the Best Patents – Forward Citation Analysis Still Wins

We found that forward citations (later patents that cite the subject patent) were the most significant factor in identifying patents that were likely to be purchased. In …

Can New Patent Monetization Models Save American Innovators?

It has been several generations since Congress has enacted changes to the patent laws that gave greater rights to innovators, the Supreme Court today is reminiscent of …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 2