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Wed 21, Jun 2017
Two high-profile executive appointments at IAM Market vendors in the past week

Technicolor’s chief IP officer Arvin Patel will...

Thu 15, Jun 2017
Patent market positivity reflected in IAM’s latest annual benchmarking survey

IAM has just published the findings of its 2017 benchmarking survey. According to the...

Thu 08, Jun 2017
Xiaomi is still on the lookout for big-time patent buys, even after its headline Intel and Microsoft deals

Patent prices are down, and patent enforcement is an affair that seems to grow more complicated...

Thu 01, Jun 2017
Qualcomm and Samsung rule the roost when it comes to IoT patents, according to new research

Samsung Electronics owns the world’s largest portfolio of patents relevant to ‘internet of...

Thu 25, May 2017
Longhorn IP publishes US, EU and China royalty rate schedules for portfolio acquired from ZTE

Just over two months ago, the IAM Market Knowledge Centre...

Thu 18, May 2017
Toshiba is turning to patent sales – and, it would seem, NPEs – to create value amid financial troubles

Japanese corporates have historically eschewed patent monetisation; a deep-seated ‘not invented...

Thu 11, May 2017
AST to repeat IP3 patent-buying programme, with longer timeframe and focus on specific technologies

Defensive patent aggregator Allied Security Trust (AST) is relaunching its Industry Patent...

Tue 02, May 2017
In a patent market showing signs of significant price depression, Snap reportedly pays $7.7 million for a single geofilter asset

As readers of the IAM Market blog won’t have failed to notice, the patent transaction trade is...

Wed 26, Apr 2017
Another major buyer pulls back from patent market as WiLAN plots new business direction

WiLAN announced last week that it will shift from being a patent pure play to become a...

Wed 19, Apr 2017
Uber follows in footsteps of Google and AST with new patent purchase promotion

Uber has announced that it is establishing a patent buying programme modelled on similar...