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GTT Group, Inc. Releases June 2016 Patent Transaction Market Outlook Including the Q1 2016 Patent Market Index

Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc. (GTT Group), the world leader in patent transaction and patent related advisory services, today makes available the Q1 2016 Patent Market Index (PMI®) and Patent Licensing Index in the June 2016 Patent Transaction Market Report.

In the first quarter of 2016, the PMI® (Patent Market Index) increased nearly 11 points. The index gain nearly erased the total 2015 decline in a single quarter. The PMI returned its previous 105-115 equilibrium range, the market norm since the third quarter of 2014.

“The first quarter 2016 Patent Market Index is not indicative of a broader market uptick, but may indicate the previous quarter drop as a single volatility point,” says Michael Lubitz, CEO and Chairman of GTT Group. “The return to the previous index activity range matches purchaser focus on selective transactions mirroring strategic and tactical patent portfolio plans.”

The Patent License Index (PLI®) recovered nicely from its Q4 2105 first-ever drop below 1,000, outperforming the S&P 500.

RPX returned to the top Most Active Deal Maker position in Q1 2016, followed closely by Intellectual Ventures and Huawei. Apple, Google, Intel, Red Hat, and Samsung filled out the rankings as the Most Active Deal Makers during the first quarter.

Publications releasing this summer include GTT Group’s

Publications still available

Please contact Collin Low at GTT Group for access to these reports.

Obtain a complete copy of the Patent Transaction Market Report through complimentary subscription to the Quarterly Patent Transaction Market Report and Patent Market Index. GTT Group makes this information available as a courtesy to the community.

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