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June 2017

“Boot Camp: Patent Sales.” Binns et. al. IPBC Global 2017 Ottawa (June 2017)

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The profiles of patent buyers, as well as their motivations, are changing. This makes the ability to package assets to maximize deal-making success more important than ever. Mr. Richardson presents on a panel including Russ Binns, CEO of AST, Ray Strimaitis, VP Intellectual Property, Yahoo, and Ed Fish, Co-Head Technology and IP, Houlihan Lokey.

* What is driving the market

* Evidence of use and other key selling points

* Getting the pricing right

“Boot Camp: Patent Sales.” Binns et. al. IPBC Global 2017 Ottawa (June 2017), event details here.

Presentation slides available here.

Richardson and Oliver Selected for the Top 300 IP Strategists

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Kent Richardson and Erik Oliver are proud and humbled to be selected for the ninth and eighth years respectively for IAM’s Top 300 IP Strategists. From IAM Magazine, “It is a pleasure to welcome you to the 2017 edition of IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists, our annual listing of individuals who our research has revealed specialise in developing and rolling out world-class IP value creation programmes.” You can read more here.

“What Can We Predict from Five Years of Secondary Patent Sales?” Richardson et. al. IAM Market Webinar (June 2017)

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In this collaboration with IAM, ROL Group looks into the likely trends of patents within the next five years. Our consensus? A stable market with a greater shift towards operating companies and smaller, faster patent transactions.

“What Can We Predict from Five Years of Secondary Patent Sales?” Richardson et. al. IAM Market Webinar (June 2017), event details here.

Presentation slides available here.

Financial Return From Your Defensive Aggregator? Download the LOT Network Model

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In the July/August IAM Magazine, we present a return on investment financial model for a defensive aggregator. We developed an ROI model for the LOT Network membership. LOT Network works for many companies, but not all. We are releasing the model and a description of how the model works under the Creative Commons license. So, feel free to download the model and try it out. Please let us know if you have any questions or comments.

Download the model here.