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AgencyIP and HGP to Manage Major Intellectual Property Asset Auction for Dow Corning Corporation Including Nearly 1,000 IP Assets

Global Online Auction Sale Featuring High Quality IP and Technology Assets Begins March 17, 2015

MIDLAND, Mich. & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Friday, February 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) agencyIP today announced that they have been retained by Dow Corning Corporation (“Dow Corning”), a worldwide leader in silicon-based technology and innovation, to manage a global auction including nearly 1,000 of its high-quality global patent and Intellectual Property (“IP”) assets spanning nearly 375 technologies. The sale begins March 17, 2015, and will be conducted via Global Online Auction. agencyIP has partnered with Heritage Global Partners (“HGP”) to conduct the auction. See for more information.

Dow Corning’s decision to monetize select IP assets is a result of the Company’s strategic initiatives to optimize technology investments across various platforms. The sale includes patents and technology in emulsions, blends, and powders; engineered materials; polymers and silanes; lubricants and thermoplastics; silicone elastomers; resin, coatings and adhesives; and much more. These product lines serve a broad array of industries including beauty care, electronics, chemicals, textiles, automotive, imaging, plastics, lighting, building assembly and energy protection.

Separately, Dow Corning has also retained agencyIP to manage the private placement of two leading technologies. The first is an ultra-low cost, low-temperature copper-paste for replacing silver in formulated products—a breakthrough technology for c-Si bus bars, grid fingers, conductive hole filling, and printing of electronic components. The other technology enables economically viable, thick SiOx manufacturing of passivation for photovoltaic, electronic, optical, and metal coatings. See for details.

Dow Corning Intellectual Property – Global Online Asset Auction March 17, 2015 (07:00 am PST) – March 19, 2015 (03:00 pm PST) Please contact John Bender or Josh Pichinson of AgencyIP with questions or for more information

“agencyIP is delighted to conduct this upcoming global asset auction on behalf of Dow Corning. Given their reputation as a world-renowned leader in scientific and engineering innovation, we anticipate very strong demand from worldwide buyers for this large offering of high-quality IP assets,” stated John Bender, Chief Operating Officer of agencyIP.

AgencyIP ( is a leading provider of patent, trademark and copyright consulting services.

Dow Corning ( is jointly owned by The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and Corning, Incorporated (NYSE: GLW).



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