Notable Outbound Operating Company Assignments Appear in Recently Released USPTO Records
- January 11, 2021
Category: Patent Market, Patent Watch
RPX ended its 2020 Patent Watch coverage with articles featuring the role that operating company patents play in fueling NPE litigation, the run of third-party litigation finance into the patent space, and the rise in the number of cases focused on companies doing business in the Automotive market sector. A review of assignments of US patents recently made public identifies multiple transactions falling into that first category—i.e., patent divestments by operating companies.