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Global Technology Transfer Group (GTT Group) Releases Q4 2010 Patent Market Index (PMI)

Portland, Oregon (April 6, 2011) – Today Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc. (GTT Group), the world leader in patent asset analysis and monetization services, releases the Q4 2010 Patent Market Index (PMI), an index tracking patent transaction activity and trends in the patent marketplace.

Image of Q4 2010PMI in April PTMRThe Q4 2010 PMI shows a rise of more than 10 points over the last three quarters, rising from 74.1 to 84.8 between Q2 and Q4 of 2010.

“The market growth is accelerating at a greater rate than our consensus forecast. The primary driver of this market recovery is continued growth in broadband mobility and related technologies, applications, and infrastructure. Intellectual Venture’s bulk acquisition efforts ended in 2007/2008. Recent evolutions in the marketplace reflect the development of several defensive aggregation models and advancement of patent acquisition competency in the world’s leading technology companies,“ remarked Lubitz.

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