Patent Market Tracker™: Fall 2015 Key Trends
Innography’s Patent Market Tracker™ provides the cleanest, and most timely US patent assignment data available.
The Fall 2015 report details several trends uncovered in the data set, such as:
- Patent purchases increased in the chemicals, computer hardware and electronics sectors, driven by a surge in battery-related patent transfers, and some involving current and nascent automotive companies.
- Social networking leaders continue to be active with large patent purchases, with LinkedIn purchasing almost 800 U.S. patents and applications.
- Telecommunications patent sales decreased considerably in 2015 compared to 2014.