Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 03, 2014
Ocean Tomo, LLC, the intellectual capital merchant banc™ firm, announced the reconstitution of the Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index (OTPAT), the only index based on the value of corporate intellectual property.
The Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index is a diversified listing of the 300 companies that own the most valuable patent portfolios relative to the book value of the company. The Index provides a meaningful benchmark for the performance of companies in today’s intangible asset-driven economy.
“Corporate patent portfolios are now the focus of both Wall Street and main street media. Inclusion in the Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index publicly predicts strategic management by corporate officers and Boards of Directors to manage the firm’s patent portfolio to build shareholder value,” explained James E. Malackowski, Ocean Tomo Chairman and CEO.
Entering its ninth year of publishing the Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index, Ocean Tomo acknowledges those companies who have contributed to the performance of the index in all nine years including: Alcoa, General Electric, HP, Qualcomm, Stryker and Xerox.
A complete list of the 46 companies qualified every year of publishing the index can be found on the Ocean Tomo Insights Blog (http://www.OceanTomo.com/blog).
There are 33 companies contributing to the Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index for the first time this year. These companies include: Caesars Entertainment; Check Point Software; FireEye; Invensense; Jabil Circuit; Palo Alto Networks; Pandora Media; Post Holdings and Splunk.
The Index is priced and published by the NYSE Euronext (NYSE: OTPAT) and has been recognized by the exchange as the first major broad market index in 35 years.
About Ocean Tomo
Established in 2003, Ocean Tomo, LLC, the Intellectual Capital Merchant Banc™ firm, provides industry leading financial products and services related to intellectual property including financial expert testimony, valuation, strategy consulting, proprietary research products, investment services, risk management products, innovation management services and transaction brokerage. Ocean Tomo assists clients – corporations, law firms, governments and institutional investors – in realizing Intellectual Capital Equity® value broadly defined.
Spanning five distinct yet complementary lines of business, our comprehensive suite of products and services is built upon more than two decades of experience valuing intellectual property in the most rigorous of venues – State, Federal and international courts. Our financial, market and technical experts provide a unique understanding of the contributory value of proprietary innovation. This is the cornerstone of our business. This insight permeates every practice.
Headquartered in Chicago, Ocean Tomo has offices in Greenwich, Houston, Irvine, San Francisco and Seattle. Subsidiaries of Ocean Tomo include: Ocean Tomo Transactions, LLC; Ocean Tomo Risk Management, LLC; Ocean Tomo Asset Management LLC; OTI Data Networks, LLC; Patent Marking, LLC; and Ocean Tomo Capital, LLC – publisher of the Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index family. Ocean Tomo is the founder of the Intellectual Property Exchange International (IPXI), Inc., creator of the live public open cry auction marketplace for intellectual property as well as the exclusive source for Ocean Tomo Ratings™.
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