Cantor Fitzgerald Launches Global Intellectual Property Auction Marketplace

NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Fitzgerald announced today an innovative, new Global Intellectual Property Auction Marketplace to provide a suite of solutions to patent owners, acquirers and those seeking to secure rights in intellectual property (IP) assets.   Cantor is developing its Intellectual Property Auction Marketplace in response to market participants' interests for an efficient, transparent platform for IP transactions, and in recognition of the continuing expansion of the IP market and need for enhanced liquidity in this growing asset class.

Cantor Fitzgerald's IP platform builds upon Cantor's extensive experience in creating world-class, proprietary, technology-based tools and marketplaces that provide outstanding transactional and liquidity solutions to buyers and sellers across a range of asset categories.

Cantor's IP asset business is led by Managing Director, Andrew T. Ramer, a pioneer of the intellectual property auction and transaction market.

About Cantor Fitzgerald

Cantor Fitzgerald, a leading global financial services firm, has been at the forefront of financial and technological innovation for over 65 years. A preeminent investment bank serving more than 7,000 institutional clients around the world, Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is recognized for its strengths in fixed income and equity capital markets, investment banking, prime brokerage, commercial real estate finance, its global distribution platform, and for creating new, technology-based solutions serving key markets.

Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is one of 22 primary dealers authorized to trade U.S. government securities with The Federal Reserve Bank of New York.  Cantor Fitzgerald and its affiliates have approximately 8,000 employees serving clients in major financial centers throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific, and the Middle East. For more information, please visit

Note to Editors: Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard W. Lutnick, is the parent entity of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.

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