• Andrei Hagiu
  • David Yoffie


The New Patent Intermediaries: Platforms, Defensive Aggregators, and Super-Aggregators. Andrei Hagiu, David B. Yoffie, Winter 2013, Paper. "The patent market consists mainly of privately negotiated, bilateral transactions, either sales or cross-licenses, between large companies. There is no eBay, Amazon, New York Stock Exchange, or Kelley's Blue Book equivalent for patents, and when buyers and sellers do manage to find each other, they usually negotiate under enormous uncertainty..." Link Verified October 13, 2014