Category: IP Strategy & Valuation

In today’s competitive landscape, intellectual property intelligence is critical for transaction strategies and valuation. Emerging and intersecting technology landscapes are becoming increasingly complex. That’s why our team of IP data experts are dedicated to sharing insights. From patent court case to technology trends, visit the ktMINE IP Strategy & Valuation blog for education and news.

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Predicting Your Competitor’s Innovation Strategy

Authored by David R. Jarczyk, this article outlines the various IP types and connections competitive intelligence professionals can utlize to predict their competitor’s innovation strategy. Historically, understanding a competitor’s innovation strategy involved significant time spent researching patent portfolios. The resulting visualizations and graphs, although impressive, offered little useable information. Even if some light was shown on

Industry Trends – Transportation Equipment and Parts

ktMINE analysts often utilize our databases to compile industry trends. The following post covers trends for the Transportation Equipment and Parts industry, and utilizes licensing and patenting information. Specific attention was paid to the types of IP licensed, royalty/payment structures, exclusivity, territory, and sublicensing. Figure 1. IP Licensed  Manufacturing intangibles involve the right to use any combination

What Can Patent Acquisitions Reveal?

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,

What’s Happening with IP in the Semiconductor Industry?

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

Drivers of IP Value – The Most Active Companies in Intellectual Property

Authored by David R. Jarczyk, John Wiora and Danielle Lambert, this article discusses the driving factors of value creation for intellectual property. The article also provides a list of the top 50 most active companies in IP for the year 2012, including statistics on various companies’ IP activity. Versions Published In: August, 2013 Intellectual Asset Management Magazine Read Full Article