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Doing Patent Deals: Key Issues in a Challenging Environment

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ROL Group has compiled its data on the brokered patent market to help give a better understanding to associated risks of patents. We look at litigation, overall market trends and more to help you make informed decisions when buying or selling.

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Doing Patent Deals: Key Issues in a Challenging Environment

  1. 1. Business Sense • IP MattersBusiness Sense • IP Matters Attorney-Client Privileged & Confidential 1 IP Monetization & Investment 2017 Doing Patent Deals: Key Issues in a Challenging Environment Kent Richardson April 19, 2017 Contact Information: +1 (650) 967-6555 info@richardsonoliver.com
  2. 2. Business Sense • IP Matters Deal Flow 2 Sellers Buyers Direct Sales >1000 deals per year hit the market And 50+ more …
  3. 3. Business Sense • IP Matters How Big Is the Patent Market? 3Copyright 2016 ROL $0 $2 $4 $6 $8 $10 $12 $14 2011-Q1 2012-Q1 2013-Q1 2014-Q1 2015-Q1 2016-Q1 2017-Q1 ROL Group Tracked Brokered and Private Market ($B) Cum Sum Asking Price (Entire Market) Cum Sum Total Asking Price (Sold) Predicted Cum Sum Asking Price (Entire Market) Predicted Cum Sum Total Asking Price (Sold) $11 billion plus in patent packages 90 thousand plus patent assets 100 technology categories
  4. 4. Business Sense • IP Matters What’s Hot in the Patent Market Today 4Copyright 2016 ROL
  5. 5. Business Sense • IP Matters Asking Prices Are Stabilizing 5 $0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $500 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 $K Listing Year Average Asking Prices ($K) Price per US Issued Price per Asset
  6. 6. Business Sense • IP Matters Litigation Analysis: You Can Model Your Risk Has Litigation Has IPR Package Type Prior to listing date After listing date Prior to listing date After listing date Sold packages 5.4% 10.2% 0.0% 3.0% All packages 3.8% 3.5% 0.0% 1.4% 6Copyright 2016 ROL 10.2% of sold packages are litigated – time to update models? Both sold and unsold packages are litigated post listing Defensive aggregator value may be greater than anticipated
  7. 7. Business Sense • IP Matters Attorney-Client Privileged & Confidential 7 BUSINESS SENSE • IP MATTERS ROL Group has over 60 years of IP strategy and execution experience. We ask the business questions first. We blend in-house and large law firm experience to create clear steps for success. We guide companies through unique IP challenges—like buying and selling patents, developing licensing programs, defending against patent assertions, and creating a value-driven IP portfolio. We give direction to businesses that share our passion for new ideas, creative problem solving and forward motion. Contact Information: +1 (650) 967-6555 info@richardsonoliver.com

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