2019 Marketplace Trends: IV Divestitures Flood the Patent Market—and the Courts—with More Likely Coming
- December 8, 2019
Category: Patent Market, Patent Watch
This year has seen the continued outflow of assets from Intellectual Ventures LLC (IV), including to NPEs, with IV at times retaining an economic interest in the assertion of its divestitures. Meanwhile, new NPE cases involving former IV assets continue to be filed in droves, and IV shows no signs of tightening up the spigot.