Call for power battery-related patents
Power battery

We have a client seeking patents related to power battery technologies for electric vehicles (EV). If you are interested in monetizing your patents, please contact us.

Call for patented technologies

We have clients looking for patented technologies in the following areas: Automatic cleaning robot for glass curtain walls Fire extinguishing system for electric vehicle (EV) battery fires If you are interested in monetizing your patents, please contact us.

What you need to know before you try to sell a trademark
Registered Trademark

From time to time, I receive inquiries from clients who want to sell their trademarks. A common case is that they have registered a trademark before, but never had a chance to use it, so they want to monetize it by selling or licensing it. I understand that they want to sell your trademark because […]

A new way to promote the adoption of the technology
Smart Pool

Do you want to promote the adoption of a new technology you developed? If so, we can introduce you to a new way to do so by using your patents. Our partner, IPwe, has started to operate a new patent pool called “Smart Pool”. This is a consortium in which innovation leaders who hold a […]

Can you sell a joint patent with another company?
Joint patent

When you do joint research and development with another company, you may often share the resulting patent with the other party; e.g. each owns 50% of the patent. What should you do if you want to sell or license such a shared patent in the future? If you want to sell or license your interest […]

Court recommending settlement in the Opdivo patent case
Settlement

In June 2020, Kyoto University Distinguished Professor Tasuku Honjo filed a lawsuit against Ono Pharmaceutical. He demanded payment of approximately 26.2 billion yen over distributions from the Opdivo patents. After that, in September 2021, the court recommended a settlement to both sides with a proposal. Now, the parties are discussing it. For more information on […]

Frequently asked questions about patent monetization
FAQ

We answered four questions that are frequently asked in relation to patent monetization. So, if you are interested in selling your patents, please take a look. How can you monetize your patents? Why are your patents not selling? What price can you sell your patent for? What kind of review will a buyer do before […]

What kind of review will a buyer do before buying your patents?
Due Diligence Review

When a buyer is interested in your patents for sale, they will conduct an investigation (Due Diligence Review) to decide whether the patents are really worth purchasing. In this review, the buyer usually investigates the following items, obtaining information from the seller. Title: Does the seller has the title of the patents? Legal status: For […]

What price can you sell your patent for?
Patent valuation

When selling a patent, how much should you offer as the asking price? You may offer whatever amount you want. Having said that, you might want to know the market price.  Asking Prices in the 2020 market The following table shows the asking prices for deals handled by patent brokers in 2020. It shows the […]

Why are your patents not selling?
Why are our patents not selling?

Unfortunately, not just any patent can be monetized. In fact, there are many patents that are put up for sale, but no one wants to buy them. So what kind of patents can you sell?  1. Patent infringed by some company One is a patent where some company is using the patented technology, i.e., infringing […]