Points from an article discussing Intellectual Ventures:
This is a common practice for asset management firms, and it’s just common sense. Do stock brokers broadcast tips to their competitors? Does Warren Buffet tell the world where he’s investing next? Does Disney broadcast which plots of land it is planning to buy for its next theme park? Of course not, and IV takes a similar approach to our investments.
In fact, no one has ever suggested that transparency is needed in the real estate world, yet properties are routinely held in the name of holding companies. When it comes to property ownership, patents shouldn’t be held to a different of set of rules
What are the differences and similarities on how Daphimo, Hyrbrid Audio and TQ Delta have been reported to date? In the event revenue were to flow back to Aware from all three can you come up with a share price? Sidebar assignment: Find as many Intellectual Ventures settlements as you can. Two accounting firms. What is black and white and what is gray in what has transpired to date?