GTT Group, Inc Releases October 2013 Patent Transaction Market Outlook Including the Q2 2013 Patent Market Index

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Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc. (GTT Group), the world leader in patent transaction advisory services, announces the Q2 2013 Patent Market Index and October 2013 Patent Transaction Market Report. The Q2 2013 PMI decreased slightly to 93.0 from the previous quarter index of 95.3.

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We believe the current PMI level represents a market activity level reflective of selective strategic acquisitions.

Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc. (GTT Group), the world leader in patent transaction advisory services, announces the Q2 2013 Patent Market Index and October 2013 Patent Transaction Market Report. 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 Q2 2013 PMI decreased slightly to 93.0 from the previous quarter index of 95.3. The 2.3 point drop in the index form Q1 2013 continues the steadying trend since 2010 with the PMI maintaining a 90 to 100 index range.

“The Q2 2013 PMI reflects a market equilibrium,“ remarked Michael Lubitz, CEO and Chairman of GTT Group. “We believe the current PMI level represents a market activity level reflective of selective strategic acquisitions.”

Acquisitions within mobile broadband and related technology areas continued to represent the bulk of market activity.

Intellectual Venture Fund 83 LLC led the list of Most Active Deal Makers for the quarter, which included Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd., Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co., Ltd., Acacia Research Group LLC, Google Inc., and General Instrument Corporation.

To obtain a complete copy of the Patent Transaction Market Report, subscribe to the Quarterly Patent Transaction Market Report and Patent Market Index by visiting us online. GTT Group makes this information available as a courtesy to the community.

About Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc.
Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc. is a patent transaction advisory firm. GTT Group combines core competencies in patent valuation with its global network to deliver unparalleled results. GTT Group’s services include Patent Valuation, Patent Brokerage, Patent Acquisition, Patent Licensing Support, Patent Related Standards Analysis, Patent Research and Strategic Analysis. The company’s corporate headquarters are in Portland, Oregon, with representation in North America, Asia, and Europe.

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