Patent acquisitions often tell interesting stories. For example, by analyzing patent acquisitions we can see what sectors a company is growing into, who else is operating in, and potential licensing deals and royalties within those sectors. Take the case of Qualcomm. In early 2014, Qualcomm agreed to purchase patent portfolios related to former Palm patents,
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Using IP License Agreements John Wiora, Expert Analyst at ktMINE, discusses three examples of uses for license agreements, including IP identification, IP deal making, and IP valuation.
Territories included in IP License Agreements John Wiora, Expert Analyst at ktMINE, discusses the broad range of territories typically included in license agreements, along with several real world examples.
Understanding and Using License Agreements John Wiora, Expert Analyst at ktMINE, provides a definition of license agreements, along with several real world examples of use.
Authored by David R. Jarczyk, John Wiora, and Danielle Lambert, this article provides a summary of the study conducted on behalf of the LES Semiconductor Committee regarding industry trends. The study analyzed executed licensing deals as well as published patent information. Specific attention was paid to type of IP licensed, royalty/payment structures, exclusivity, territory, and sublicensing, as well as
Do Settlement Agreements Exist in the Public Domain? Dan Jarczyk, Director of Content & Research at ktMINE, discusses the existence of settlement agreements within public sources.
Are Patents and Trademarks Disclosed in License Agreements? Dan Jarczyk, Director of Content & Research at ktMINE, discusses where patent and trademark information can be found within license agreements, including what information is commonly present.
Do Private Companies Disclose Their License Agreements? John Wiora, Expert Analyst at ktMINE, discusses the myth of unavailable private company information in the public domain how some private companies may disclose their license agreements to the public.