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Second Quarter 2019 Review & Market Outlook Released by GTT Group, Inc., Including the Q2 2019 Patent Market Index (PMI®)

Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc. (GTT Group), the world leader in strategic patent analysis and patent transaction services, today makes available the Second Quarter 2019 Patent Transaction Market Report including Patent Market Index (PMI®) and Patent Licensing Index (PLI®) results.

The PMI rose to 110.8 to finish the second quarter of 2019, a 6% increase over first quarter 2019 results and constitutes three quarters of upward trending. Monitored secondary patent assignment volume rose to 1,993, a 4.2% increase over first quarter 2019 results. The market volume increase tracks with historical seasonal patterns related to patent deal activity.

The PLI decreased by 10.2% during the second quarter of 2019. For the same time period the S&P 500 increased in Q2 2019 by 2.6%.

“The market remains driven by quality and strategic imperatives. We have begun to share filing activity in key areas of interest including Mixed Reality, Autonomous Vehicles, IoT, Blockchain, and Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence,” explains Michael Lubitz, Founder and Managing Director of GTT Group.

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 also 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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About the PMI® and PLI®
The Patent Market Index (PMI®) tracks patent transaction activity and patent marketplace trends, and is reported quarterly in the Patent Transaction Market Report (PTMR). The Patent Licensing Index (PLI®) tracks activity among publicly traded patent licensing companies to provide comparative performance indicators, and is also reported quarterly in the PTMR.

About Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc.
Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc. is a patent transaction advisory & consultancy firm. GTT Group combines core competencies in patent analysis, valuation, and market knowledge to deliver unparalleled results. The company’s corporate headquarters are in Portland, Oregon.

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