Posts Tagged: Value


Oil States: Examining Scenarios, Outline Effects on Portfolio Management Strategy

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a petition for Certiorari in Oil States Energy Services v. Greene’s Energy Group, which will result in the Court …
By Art Monk
2 months ago 15

A patent without enforcement value has no licensing value

Enforcement of patents through litigation occurs when licensing has failed to result in an arms length negotiated resolution. In other words, patent owners resort to litigation when …
By Gene Quinn
2 months ago 5

The PTAB’s dramatic effect on patent value and corresponding disincentives to capital allocation

Whether one celebrates or decries the PTAB, there can be little doubt that it has worked a profound effect on the value of American patents—and, concomitantly, …
By Ashley Keller
2 months ago 28

From underwater storage to drones, what is Amazon’s patent strategy?

At first sight Amazon´s patent portfolio is indeed remarkable, with respect to its total value as well as its development over time: the total value of …

The Problem of Patent Valuation

In many cases, the challenge of patent quality is reduced to questions of patent validity. However, in other cases, the quality of a patent depends on economic …
By Neal Solomon
3 months ago 3

Patent Market Trends and the Key Factors Impacting Patent Valuation

While patent portfolios are entering the market other patent portfolios continue to leave the market having been purchased. Asking prices seem to have also reached an equilibrium …
By Gene Quinn
8 months ago 0

Free Webinar: How Bad Data Leads to Bad Decisions

Join me on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at 12pm ET for a free webinar discussion that will focus on decision making for dealmakers. This free webinar will approach this …
By Gene Quinn
10 months ago 0

The Value of Hidden Citations in Patent Evaluation: Why the blind spot and how to uncover it

Most patent professionals recognize that a raw count of the number of forward citations to a patent can be an indicator of a patent’s value. However, …
By Mike Caldwell & Matt Troyer
11 months ago 6

What is the best way to assess the potential value of a patent portfolio?

What is the best way to assess the potential value or use of a patent portfolio? Before we examine this, it’s important to clarify that a …
By Terry Ludlow
1 year ago 2

If patent laws were correctly calibrated to spur innovation the efficient infringer would pay

Ashley Keller: "However, when you do infringe a patent, even if it was efficient for you to do so, the upshot should be you have to pay. …
By Gene Quinn
1 year ago 9

Free Webinar: Assessing the Current State of Patent Value

Join Gene Quinn and Ashley Keller on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 12pm ET for a discussion on the current state of patent value. We will take your questions, …
By Gene Quinn
1 year ago 0

Valuing Intellectual Property in an AIA World

Patent investors are no different than investors in any other asset class. They abhor uncertainty and charge a stiff premium for risk. In the wake of the …
By Ashley Keller
1 year ago 6

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
1 year 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 …