Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 02, 2014
GTT Group, the premier provider of patent analysis and transaction advisory services to information and communication technology companies worldwide, is releasing a value guide for parties interested in acquiring the MIPS Patent Portfolio. The patented MIPS technology has broad applicability to mobile device chip architecture, memory, processor design and manufacture.
Allied Security Trust (AST) recently announced that Bridge Crossing LLC, a company affiliated with AST, will sell the patents it purchased for $350 million on February 7, 2013 from MIPS Technologies. GTT Group’s MIPS Value Guide provides definitive value guidance concerning the applicability of the patent portfolio and exemplary assets. The value guide is an indispensable source of material information in supporting an interested acquirer’s review of the patent portfolio. The guide supplements GTT Group’s previously released MIPS Patent Study.
The MIPS Patent Study, originally released in June 2013, provides a detailed look at the patent monetization efforts previously conducted by MIPS and analyzes the degree of patent risk for unlicensed parties related to the transfer of patent assets to Bridge Crossing. The study includes: (1) a detailed history of the monetization efforts made by MIPS from 2010-2013; and (2) patent analysis of the Bridge Crossing purchase, including detailed patent analysis and risk exposure analysis. The technology patented in the 498 assets is heavily focused on chip architecture and memory, as well as technologies at the heart of processor design and manufacture. The MIPS Patent Study provides a detailed breakdown of the technologies covered within the patent portfolio and a detailed analysis on each patent. The patent analysis includes market applicability and highlights the exemplary patents within the MIPS portfolio.
The MIPS Value Guide now supplements the MIPS Patent Study, offering additional insight into the patent risk for unlicensed parties and provides definitive value guidance for the portfolio to be resold by Bridge Crossing in January of 2014. In addition to analysis provided on individual patents in the previous study, the updated patent value guide provides subscribers with further detailed analysis on the highest value assets within the portfolio or approximately one-third of the portfolio. In addition, subscribers will receive definitive value ranges for the portfolio utilizing the same methodologies GTT Group’s valuation experts utilized in other high profile patent transactions.
“The MIPS Patent Study is a must-have for the business enterprise that is either a provider or user of mobile core logic products,” commented Michael Lubitz, GTT Group’s CEO and Chairman. “The recent news that Bridge Crossing will be reselling its portion of the MIPS patent portfolio prompted the need to support our subscribers with additional analysis insight and patent value guidance. There continues to be limited understanding of the potential applicability of the patent assets being sold by Bridge Crossing and how the previous transactions came about. The MIPS Patent Study and MIPS Value Guide offers subscribers key insight into potential applicability of the patents, related risk exposure, and definitive patent value guidance. The studies serve as an excellent starting point in determining whether to purchase the MIPS patent portfolio from Bridge Crossing and at what price.”
GTT Group is currently taking reservations for the value guide’s release in January 2014. For additional information related to the study including subscription information, please contact Dan Buri at GTT Group. All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.
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Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc. is a patent transaction advisory firm. The company’s corporate headquarters are in Portland, Oregon, with representation in North America, Asia, and Europe.