This whitepaper summarises key patent market events from the first half of 2017.
During that period, aggregate patent acquisitions in Computer Software, Computer Hardware, and Electronics - areas that have traditionally been growth segments - have experienced the greatest proportional reductions.
Patent transfers for the first half of 2017 were up 2.7% over the prior six months, which saw the lowest transfer rates since 2012.
In this Whitepaper, discover:
- Mid-year 2017 patent acquisitions overview
- Top segment movers in display, optics, & imaging
- Top segment movers in telecommunications & radio
- Unprecedented insights, and more