Securing A Competitive Edge in IP Licensing with Tom Major

While licensing is often viewed as a tried-and-true way to monetize an IP portfolio, securing a good licensing deal can be elusive. Licensing transactions have also become more complex as technology develops.  Join this panel of industry experts who will share best practices and tips on the key stages towards successful IP licensing. Topics such […]

TransactionsIP Tom Major Guest Speaking: Securing a Competitive Edge in IP Licensing

While licensing is often viewed as a tried-and-true way to monetize an IP portfolio, securing a good licensing deal can be elusive. Licensing transactions have also become more complex as technology develops. Join this panel of industry experts who will share best practices and tips on the key stages towards successful IP licensing. Topics such […]

Patents as an Alternative Asset Class

In recent years, the patent monetization market has grown to almost $10 billion annually,[1] attracting interest from several major financial sponsors, such as hedge funds, private equity firms, and fund of funds managers. A confluence of technological, legislative, and macroeconomic factors, such as disruption, convergence, low interest rates, and increased merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, have […]

USPTO Delivers on Senators’ Request for Patent Eligibility Jurisprudence Study

By Eileen McDermott In March of this year, a bipartisan group of senators asked Drew Hirshfeld, who is Performing the functions and duties of the Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), to “publish a request for information on the current state of patent eligibility jurisprudence in the United States, evaluate the responses,” […]

Patexia Insight 111: Patent Litigation Up 11% in Q2

By Pedram Sameni Patent litigation remained strong in the second quarter of 2021. District court litigation, in particular, increased 11% in Q2 compared to Q1. Inter-Partes Review also went up 17% in Q2. This week, we will look at the IP trends in the first half of 2021 as we review patent and trademark prosecutions […]

Converting Your Patent Portfolio to Patent NFTs? Best to ‘Wait and See’

By Marc Richards & Daniel Broaddus, Ph.D. Non-fungible tokens, or “NFTs,” have captured headlines, offering the perfect mix of poorly understood technology and incredible sale prices. The first patent NFT auction by True Return Systems and the newly announced patent NFT exchange under development by IPwe and IBM could not be better timed to take […]

Richard Ehrlickman Chosen To Speak At IAM Patent Transactions Event

Join Rich Ehrlickman at IAM’s inaugural Patent Transactions, an online event that will deliver a global overview of IP dealmaking, with a separate deep-dive focus on the Asia-Pacific market. On 28 and 29 April, leading IP dealmakers will share best practices around buying, selling and licensing patents in the ever-changing global landscape. Find out more […]

TransactionsIP Co-Founders Recognized as Top Intellectual Property Value Creators – IAM World’s Pre-eminent IP Strategists for 2020

TransactionsIP Co-Founders Richard Ehrlickman and Tom Major Recognized as top IP Value Creators in IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading Intellectual Property Strategists for 2020 Richard Ehrlickman and Tom Major ranked as one of The World’s Leading Intellectual Property Strategists by Intellectual Asset Magazine (IAM). The IAM Strategy 300 is a unique guide that […]