2020 Assignments Suggest That Plenty More Litigation over Former OpCo Patents Is Coming

  • December 14, 2020
  • Category: In Case You Missed It

Three of the campaigns covered in this week’s newsletter concern patents that monetization firm IPInvestments Group LLC (d/b/a IPinvestments Group) received from Intellectual Ventures LLC (IV) beginning in late 2019, with most of those assets, numbering in the thousands, originating with operating companies before IV acquired them. As a review of select litigation in 2020 demonstrates, the acquisition and assertion of patents developed by operating companies continues to significantly drive later—sometimes much later—litigation by NPEs.

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