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“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.

 

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