Claymore/Ocean Tomo Patent ETF Given Five-Star Rati
Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index Outperforms Benchmark in Each of Its First Three Years
Cadence Design Systems Announced as Company with Most Valuable Patent Portfolio Relative to Book Value Among Constituen
January 21, 2010 04:09 PM Eastern Time
CHICAGO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Ocean Tomo, LLC, the Chicago-based provider of diversified intellectual property
announced the Claymore/Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index ETF (NYSE Arca: OTP) concluded its third year of trading outperformi
ETF (SPY) by 4.13% in 2009 and by 11.52% over the past three years. This was accomplished with an information ratio relative t
OTP outperformed SPY in 25 out of 25 rolling one-year periods. “We believe these results again validate the conclusions develope
-- companies with the strongest IP portfolios simply outperform in both growth markets as well as through recession” explained Jam
Malackowski, Ocean Tomo’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
The Claymore/Ocean Tomo Patent ETF received its Five-Star by Morningstar the second week of January. Morningstar rates ETF
adjusted returns for three-year, five-year and ten-year periods. Each year they provide this ranking to only 12 ETFs out of a current
650 ETF products. The Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index is one of only two Large Blend ETFs to receive this rating.
Ocean Tomo also announced today that Cadence Design Systems, Inc., (NASDAQ: CDNS), the leader in global electronic design
the greatest Innovation Ratio of all companies currently contributing to the performance of the Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index. Inn
100% rules-based methodology, utilized by the Index creators to identify those securities with the greatest patent portfolio value rel
value of the company.
About Ocean Tomo, LLC
Established in 2003, Ocean Tomo, LLC (www.OceanTomo.com) is the leading Intellectual Capital Merchant Banc ® firm. T
provides financial products and services related to Intellectual Property financial expert testimony, valuations, investment
management and transactions.Headquartered in Chicago, Ocean Tomo has offices in Greenwich, Orange County Palm Be
Francisco. Subsidiaries of Ocean Tomo include: Ocean Tomo Risk Management, LLC; OTI Data Networks, LLC (www.OTI.
Marking LLC; (www.PatentMarking.com); Ocean Tomo Asset Management, LLC; and Ocean Tomo Capital, LLC – publishe
Tomo 300® Patent Index (NYSE Euronext: OTPAT), the Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Growth Index (NYSE Euronext: OTP
Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Value Index. Ocean Tomo is the founder and majority owner of the Intellectual Property Excha
(www.IPXI.com) as well as the exclusive licensee and distributor of PatentRatings ® software solutions.
Ocean Tomo, LLC