AST Acquires Data Patent Portfolios From Napster & Intertainer
PRINCETON, NJ (CelebrityAccess) AST, the leading provider of proactive patent risk mitigation solutions, has announced the organization has acquired two streaming multimedia patent portfolios.
The first patent portfolio, which holds patent assets in peer to peer media (P2P media) was acquired from Napster (now Rhapsody) while the second patent portfolio, consisting of multimedia content patent families focused on streaming media, was acquired from Intertainer.
Both portfolios are now available on the open market through ICAP Patent Brokerage (or ICAP IP) for purchase subject to all prior licenses. Paul Greco, Senior Vice President for ICAP IP, a global leader in the sale of intellectual property and a longstanding partner of AST, is leading the open market sale for both patent portfolios.
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