©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.comCharacteristics of Patent TrollsMonetization Assets2Q. 2013
©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 2Case Study for Telecommunications PatentsAccording to the recent r...
©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 3Fig. 1 Total for No. of Litigations01020304050607080901001 2 3 4 5...
©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 4Fig. 2 Total for No. of Assignments051015202530354045501 2 3 4 5 6...
©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 5Fig. 3 Total for No. of Families01020304050600 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1...
©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 6Fig. 4 Total for No. of Forward Citations05101520250 2 4 6 8 10 13...
©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 7Fig. 5 Total for No. of Independent Claims05101520253035401 2 3 4 ...
©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 8Fig. 6 Total for Priority Date05101520251981 1988 1989 1990 1991 1...
©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 9Thank you!• If you have any questionsplease contact Dr. Alex G. Le...
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Characteristics of Patent Trolls' Monetization Assets

  1. 1. ©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.comCharacteristics of Patent TrollsMonetization Assets2Q. 2013
  2. 2. ©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 2Case Study for Telecommunications PatentsAccording to the recent research, titled ‘The AIA 500 Expanded: Effects ofPatent Monetization Entities’, patent trolls filed 56% of the patent lawsuitsIn 2012.To understand the characteristics of patents exploited by patent trolls inlitigations filed in 2011 – 2012, we did further analysis of the subset of theresearched patents, which are related to telecommunications.We studied following characteristics of total of 159 patents:number of litigations, assignments (in the USPTO), families, forward citations,Independent claims, and priority date.We found that patents exploited by patent trolls in litigations are generallycharacterized by high in numbers of litigations, assignments, families, forwardcitations, Independent claims and early in priority date (ref. figs. 1 - 6):averages are 4, 4, 3, 47, 5, and 1997 for numbers of litigations, assignments,families, forward citations, Independent claims, and priority date respectively.
  3. 3. ©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 3Fig. 1 Total for No. of Litigations01020304050607080901001 2 3 4 5 7 8 9 11 12 13 16 18 24 25 44 60 61No. of LitigationsTotal
  4. 4. ©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 4Fig. 2 Total for No. of Assignments051015202530354045501 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 16 17No. of AssignmentsTotal
  5. 5. ©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 5Fig. 3 Total for No. of Families01020304050600 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 14 17 27 40No. of FamiliesTotal
  6. 6. ©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 6Fig. 4 Total for No. of Forward Citations05101520250 2 4 6 8 10 13 16 18 22 28 31 34 37 39 41 43 46 51 58 65 70 74 83 86 94 98 103 109 124 162 171 197 235 247 556No. of Forward CitationsTotal
  7. 7. ©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 7Fig. 5 Total for No. of Independent Claims05101520253035401 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 13 14 16 17 19 21 27 34No. of Independent ClaimsTotal
  8. 8. ©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 8Fig. 6 Total for Priority Date05101520251981 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006Priority DateTotal
  9. 9. ©2013 TechIPm, LLC All Rights Reserved www.techipm.com 9Thank you!• If you have any questionsplease contact Dr. Alex G. Leeat alexglee@techipm.com

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