The recently announced acquisition of Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN), a cybersecurity and patent licensing firm, by Fortress Investment Group, a division of SoftBank, is being
The shares of most publicly traded companies that rely primarily on patent licensing, litigation settlements or damages awards for revenue have fared poorly compared to
Shares of many of the leading PIPCOs (public IP licensing companies) significantly under-performed the leading markets indices in 2017, with only a couple showing gains.
Changes, or should we say “ch-ch-changes,” channeling David Bowie, who reinvented himself repeatedly, have decimated the performance of most publicly held patent licensing companies. Public
The PIPX public IP licensing company stock index came back down to earth in the first quarter of 2017. For Q1 the PIPX index was
In what some patent holders are hoping will be a harbinger of things to come, publicly traded IP licensing companies are enjoying an unusually strong