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Publicly Disclosed Patent Transactions

As the vast majority of patent sale transactions are confidential, please let us know if you come across publicly disclosed patent deals with pricing as we will try to keep this list as complete and current as possible.

 

Year

Seller

Buyer

Field

Total Price

# of Patents

Type

Average Price Per Patent

 

2014

Unwired Planet

Lenovo

LTE

$100,000,000

21 families

US

$4.76m

Source

2014

IBM

Twitter

Internet & Media

36,000,000

900

All

$40,000

Source

2013

Alvarion

WiLAN

4G/LTE

$19,000,000

150

All

$126,666

Source

2012

Kodak

IV, RPX, et al.

Digital Imaging

$525,000,000

1,100

All

$477,272

Source

2012

MIPS Technologies

AST & ARM

Semiconductor Cores

$350,000,000

498

All

$603,448

Source

2012

Digg

LinkedIn

Social Media

$4,000,000

15

All

$266,667

Source

2012

Fujifilm

Universal Display Corporation

OLED

$105,000,000

1,200

All

$87,500

Source

2012

Precision Optics

Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc

Medical

$2,500,000

17

All

$147,059

Source

2012

Elpida

Apple

DRAM

$51,000,000

259

All

$196,911

Source

2012

Interdigital

Intel

Mobile Telephony

$375,000,000

1,700

All

$220,588

Source

2012

Motorola Mobility

Google

Mobile Telephony

$5,500,000,000

17,500

All

$323,529

Source

2012

Microsoft

Facebook

Internet

$550,000,000

650

All

$846,154

Source

2013

AOL

Microsoft

Internet

$1,100,000,000

925

All

$1,189,189

Source

2012

IBM

Ultratech

Semiconductor Packaging

$8,000,000

70

U.S.

$114,286

Source

2012

Adaptix

Acacia

Mobile Telephony

$160,000,000

230

All

$695,652

Source

2012

Real Networks

Intel

Video

$120,000,000

190

U.S.

$631,579

Source

2012

Unity Semicon.

Rambus

Flash Memory

$35,000,000

299

U.S.

$117,056

Source

2011

ADC Telecomms

HTC

Mobile Telephony

$75,000,000

82

U.S.

$914,634

Source

2011

Glenayre Electronics

Wi-LAN

Mobile Telephony

$8,000,000

60

U.S.

$133,333

Source

2011

Undisclosed

Wi-LAN

Digital Video

$8,000,000

1400

All

$5,714

Source

2011

Nortel

Apple/Rockstar

Mobile Telephony

$4,500,000,000

6,000

All

$750,000

Source

2010

Novell

Microsoft/CPTN

Networking

$450,000,000

882

All

$510,204

Source

2010

ICAP Auction Results

$84,316,395

704

U.S.

$119,768

Source

2009

Avistar Comms.

Intellectual Ventures

Comms .

$11,000,000

42

U.S.

$261,905

Source