RPX Corporation (RPX) provides patent risk management solutions, offering defensive buying, acquisition syndication, patent intelligence and advisory services. The Company provides a subscription-based patent risk management solution that facilitates exchanges of value between owners and users of patents. As of December 31, 2010, it had a client network of 70 members. By acquiring problem patents, RPX helps to mitigate and manage the risk of potential patent assertions for its client network. In Jnauary 2013, the Company acquired sub-license rights to patents related to Web-based application delivery from Droplets, Inc. In January 2014, Rpx Corp completed a licensing transaction with Boston University to acquire sub-license rights to patents used in optoelectronic devices such as blue LEDs and laser diodes.