Ocean Tomo LLC
|Ocean Tomo, LLC|
|Headquarters||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Key People||James E. Malackowski, President & CEO|
Established in 2003, Ocean Tomo provides financial products and services related to intellectual property (IP).
Headquartered in Chicago, the company provides advice in IP-related mergers and acquisitions, investments, valuations, expert services and analytics.
Subsidiaries of Ocean Tomo include Ocean Tomo Asset Management, LLC and Ocean Tomo Capital, LLC -- publisher of the Ocean Tomo 300 Patent Index (Amex: OTPAT), the Ocean Tomo 300 Patent Growth Index (Amex: OTPATG) and the Ocean Tomo 300 Patent Value Index (Amex: OTPATV). 
On June 16 2009, the interdealer broker ICAP announced an agreement to acquire the transactions division of Ocean Tomo. The agreement also provides for a long term license to the Ocean Tomo brand and mutual referral. The transaction closed on 15 June, 2009. The Ocean Tomo transactions business includes Ocean Tomo Auctions, LLC, a private sale brokerage unit, the Patent Bid/Ask platform and The Deans List. Ocean Tomo’s Vice Chairman, Dean Becker, and nine employees joined ICAP.
In July 2018, Ocean Tomo published an industry report on the cryptocurrency and blockchain markets entitled, “Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies Industry Report.” The report analyzed the current state of both markets, as well as efforts by various firms and projects attempting to improve IP (Intellectual Property)-related businesses by integrated blockchain technology.
- James E. Malackowski is the president and CEO of Ocean Tomo, LLC.