ICAP Patent Brokerage Enlisted by Alcatel-Lucent to Accelerate Patent Monetization Via Auction of 820-plus Patents Covering Key Technologies

As part of efforts by Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) to accelerate the monetization of patents generated by its extensive research and development investments, intellectual property broker ICAP Patent Brokerage has been engaged to hold a sealed bid auction of over 820 patent assets across 14 distinct technological fields. The auction is scheduled to take place on October 9, 2014.

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The portfolios are concentrated on heavily-cited and technologically-relevant patents, available to the market for the full spectrum of buyers.

Paris (PRWEB) August 04, 2014

As part of efforts by Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) to accelerate the monetization of patents generated by its extensive research and development investments, intellectual property broker ICAP Patent Brokerage has been engaged to hold a sealed bid auction of over 820 patent assets across 14 distinct technological fields. The auction is scheduled to take place on October 9, 2014.

Listed as one of the top 100 most innovative organizations globally, Alcatel-Lucent and its research arm Bell Labs has a world-class patent portfolio. It is also one of the largest portfolios in the telecommunications industry, covering a broad spectrum of technologies, with some 45,000 patent assets, including more than 30,000 issued patents and some 15,000 pending applications. The patents cover a wide range of technologies, including fixed line and wireless communications, consumer electronics, multimedia, optical, software, cloud computing, networking and network security.

“We are pleased to present to the market, through our unique corporate sealed bid auction platform, a significant number of technologically desirable patent portfolios,” said Doug Rhoten, Chairman of ICAP Patent Brokerage. “The portfolios are concentrated on heavily-cited and technologically-relevant patents, available to the market for the full spectrum of buyers.”

Specifically, the assets will be sold in lots corresponding to sub-portfolios that have been assembled according to the following technologies:

4G/LTE
Cloud
Codec-Speech/Audio
Codec-Video/Imaging
Energy Sources/Management - Battery Charging & Power Supply
Energy Sources/Management - Battery Chemistry
Messaging (SMS)
Mobile Display
Mobile Security, Encryption & DRM
Multimedia Enabling Technologies
Multiple-system operator (MSO)/Cable Systems
Positioning & Location Based Services
Semiconductors - Organic
Social Networking

View a comprehensive listing of portfolios now available via sealed bid auction.

Registration and Placing a Bid
Registration is now open for parties interested in acquiring these assets. In order to participate in the Auction, prospective bidders must complete registration documents. Contact Michelle Tyler of ICAP Patent Brokerage at (857) 241-3731 or via email at Michelle(at)icapip(dot)com to receive registration materials and details. Sealed bids will be accepted from 9:00 A.M. Pacific Time October 6, 2014 to 5:00 P.M. Pacific Time October 9, 2014. Please review the Bidding Procedures and Conditions of Sale for more information on the bidding process.

To learn more about the assets available for sale in this Auction:
Contact Paul Greco or Regen Wallis of ICAP Patent Brokerage at (212) 815-6692 or via email at Paul(at)icapip(dot)com or Regen(at)icapip(dot)com.

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About ICAP Patent Brokerage
ICAP Patent Brokerage is the world's largest intellectual property brokerage and patent auction firm, leveraging the talents of experienced patent brokers to match buyers and sellers for the sale of patents, brands, trademarks, and other intellectual property assets as well as licenses. With multiple transaction platforms and unparalleled industry knowledge and experience, ICAP Patent Brokerage is the market leader in the transaction of intellectual property.

Media Contacts:
Sarah Saites, ICAP Patent Brokerage +1-312-327-4437, Sarah(at)icapip(dot)com