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The 2019 Brokered Patent Market Report is Now Available

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Our full 2019 Brokered Market Report is now available for download here. Download and learn the latest about the brokered patent market. Key take-aways include:

  • The average asking price of a US patent was $280,000, up from last year
  • 48% of all transacted deals in 2019 were bought by NPEs
  • $300 million worth of brokered deals closed in 2019

“ROI’s brokered patent market report continues to be one of the year’s most read and anticipated pieces amongst IAM’s subscriber base of global IP executives and professionals” – Joff Wild, Editor in Chief of IAM

This article first appeared in IAM Winter, published by Law Business Research – IP Division. To view the issue in full, please go to www.IAM-media.com.

“The 2019 Brokered Patent Market.” Richardson et. al. IAM Magazine (Jan 2020).

Our 2019 Brokered Market Report is available for free download here.

“The Yahoo Patent Portfolio: What Is the Market Price Today?” Richardson et. al. IPWatchdog (April 2016)

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How much is Yahoo’s patent portfolio worth? Business Insider reports that it could generate up to $3B. We disagree, and we use data to show why. With an estimated street price of $772M (high of $1.15B, a low of $393M), Yahoo has a valuable asset, just not a $3B asset.

“The Yahoo Patent Portfolio: What Is the Market Price Today?” Richardson et. al. IPWatchdog (April 2016), available here.

Yahoo’s Patent Portfolio – What Is the Market Price Today?

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Business Insider reports that Yahoo’s patent portfolio could generate up to $3B. We disagree and we use data to show why. With an estimated street price of $772M (high of $1.15B, a low of $393M), Yahoo has a valuable asset, just not a $3B asset.

We often see patent prices stated without any data to back up the analysis. We think this needs to change. Below, we show how a quick analysis of Yahoo’s portfolio and the patent market leads to some bounds on the street price of the patents.

 

See our case study here.