The following is excerpted from an article by Liana B. Baker of Reuters published on July 20, 2011 by the Chicago Tribune:
Eastman Kodak is shopping around its patents for digital imaging, responding to investor complaints that the photography company has failed to capitalize on red-hot demand for tech patents.
Kodak said on Wednesday it has hired Lazard to advise on strategic options for its patents related to capturing and editing images, which represent about 10 percent of its U.S. patent portfolio,
The entire portfolio could be worth up to $2 billion, according to Rafferty Capital Market analyst Mark Kaufman, noting that investors want Kodak to make better use of its lucrative portfolio of intellectual property.
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