Auto Industry Patent Portfolios for Sale by ICAP Patent Brokerage

      Auto Industry Patent Portfolios for Sale by ICAP Patent Brokerage

PR Newswire

MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013

MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --ICAP Patent Brokerage
announces for auction automotive innovations for retractable hardtop
technology (RHT) and seating enhancements from Heuliez SAS. This IP will be
included as two lots in the 18^th ICAP Ocean Tomo IP Auction on March 20, 2013
at the Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park, California.


"We are excited to offer these automotive technology portfolios to our global
base of buyers. Acquiring one or both of these portfolios will grant the owner
entry into two key markets – RHT and seating – within the automotive
industry," says Dean Becker, CEO of ICAP Patent Brokerage.

These portfolios broadly cover retractable hardtop and seating technology. The
IP packages also include relevant materials associated with the technology,
including studies, prototypes, and research.

Vehicle Retractable Hardtop

This portfolio includes improvements for hardware and rooftop designs for
convertible vehicles utilizing retractable hardtop technology. The IP package
offers solutions for folding mechanisms, water management, truck coverage,
anti-pinch systems, single piston roof systems, and locking and tensioning
systems. This 750+ patent RHT portfolio provides designs suitable for most
vehicle sizes and styles.

Configurable Automobile Seating

This portfolio describes innovative flexible car seat configurations. The
assets provide solutions that extend rear seat legroom, increase cargo space,
improve side impact performance, mitigate human error related to seat
adjustments, allow for flexible cabin space configurations, and reduce both
seating weight and its attendant costs. This IP package includes patents and
designs for a wide range of vehicle types and sizes.

These portfolios are relevant to automotive companies looking to establish or
improve their market position in the RHT and/or seating technology spaces.

To learn more contact Dean Becker at (561) 309-0011 or

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