Posts Tagged: Patent Business and Deals


So You Want to Buy Patents – 10 Best Practices in Corporate Patent Buying

Patent buying is an effective way to solve a patent deficiency challenge. In many technology areas (e.g. high-tech, solar, automotive), you can buy patents on the …

The Changing Landscape of IP Investments – A Conversation with Abha Divine

Abha Divine is the founder and managing director of Techquity Capital Management, which is an IP investment firm that partners with IP owners to help them deploy …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 0

The Second Mouse Gets the Cheese – The Innovator’s IP Dilemma

While the startup probably had an initial 100% market share due to a temporary de facto monopoly, such share rapidly decreases as soon as others start selling to …
By Louis Carbonneau
5 years ago 4

Mildly bullish on patent market heading into 2016

Ashley Keller: ''I am mildly bullish, because we’re coming from such a low point that it is likely to improve from here. We just talked about …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 13

A Successful Patent Operation Requires the Right Team and the Right Deal

It should go without saying that a good team is a necessary ingredient toward building a successful patent operation. Unfortunately, many companies think they can check the “…
By Michael Gulliford
5 years ago 2

Sound Patent Portfolio Management is the Key to Innovation Success

Although the job of developing the patent portfolio never ends, once the assets begin to reach a critical mass it becomes equally important to tactically manage the …
By Michael Gulliford
5 years ago 1

Building Patent Success In The New Innovation Ecosystem

To compete in our new innovation ecosystem — no matter big or small — there are a handful of competencies that an organization should master when it comes to …
By Michael Gulliford
5 years ago 0

Are Patents Getting Their Mojo Back?

After a 13% decrease in patent litigation in 2014, we are currently back to the same level of activity that we saw historically, with 2015 shaping up to have an …
By Louis Carbonneau
5 years ago 8

Recent Acquisitions Suggest Patent Market is Alive

There seems to be a popular belief that the market for patents is dead, but if you look at recent transactions through Q1 of 2015, there are at …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 10

Is the Patent Market Poised for Rebound in 2015?

While timing a bottom is never a good investment strategy, recognizing a bottom does present real opportunity. As the 18th century British nobleman Baron Rothschild is famously …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 13

Patents and Portfolio Value, Up or Down?

David Morland, a partner with 3LP Advisors, moderated the first panel. He lead off the segment by pointing out that in the United States patents are being …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 0

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
6 years ago 2

Exclusive Interview with Jaime Siegel of Acacia Research

Siegel: "I think this effort to destroy the value of intellectual property is a bigger wet towel on innovation. When startup companies, after they get their angel …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 3

Patent Business: Litigation, Deals, Licenses & Settlements

Pitney Bowes and IBM to Collaborate on Hybrid Cloud Location Services ***** Patent Lawsuits Filed Over 3D Cinema Projection Technology ***** Microsoft and Dell Sign Patent Licensing Agreement ***** Tessera …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0

Patent Business: Litigation, Deals & Licenses – October 2013

Unwired Planet Sues to Enforce Cloud Patents --- DuPont and Heraeus Announce Settlement of Pending Patent Litigation --- Acacia Settles with AstraZeneca on Metered Dose Inhalers --- …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0