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July 2017 Patent Transaction Market Outlook with Q2 2017 Patent Market Index Released Today by GTT Group, Inc.

Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc. (GTT Group), the world leader in strategic patent analysis and patent transaction services, today makes available the Q2 2017 Patent Market Index (PMI®) and Patent Licensing Index (PLI®) in the July 2017 Patent Transaction Market Report.

The PMI® continued its steady rise in Q2 2017, adding 2 points over the Q1 2017 index, close to its index in Q2 2016. The PLI® (Patent License Index) demonstrated strength in reaching a three-year high.

“The PMI® continued its incremental upward trajectory making a 2% increase over the previous quarter,” says Michael Lubitz, CEO and Chairman of GTT Group. “Strategic corporate transactions continued to lead the marketplace, while emerging technology areas started to generate significant activity.“

Intellectual Ventures and Velos Media tied for Most Active Deal Maker in Q2 of 2017, followed by RPX, with Uber leading all operating companies followed by Amazon and Apple. The top seller was AT&T followed by Sony, Hewlett-Packard, and SNU R&DB (Seoul National University).

Obtain a complete copy of the Patent Transaction Market Report through a complimentary subscription to the Quarterly Patent Transaction Market Report and Patent Market Index. Immediate updates on specific patent deals are available using GTT Group’s Patent Deal Alert Service through subscription. GTT Group makes this information available as a courtesy to the community.

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