Dominion Harbor Group, a licensing company formed by eight former-IPNav employees, has published a list of six best practice principles, in another attempt by a monetisation business to help improve standards in the patent market. The principles are designed to distinguish DHG from bad actors in the market and to encourage greater self-regulation among the patent community.

In a statement DHG said: “It is it our view that all interested parties, licensors, licensees and other representatives, must adopt a self-imposed, rational approach to licensing and, when necessary, litigating intellectual property rights. Dominion Harbor Group stands ready to take the lead in elevating standards that will increase efficiency, reduce transaction costs and preserve the patent system.”