Article One Partners (AOP), the world's largest patent research community, today announced that the company has hit a major research milestone, it has issued more than 550 research studies from a broad range of industries: automotive, consumer, medical device, personal fitness and technology. AOP's more than 23,000 registered researchers from 151 countries -- university students, sports enthusiasts, stay-at-home moms and retirees to professors, practicing attorneys and paralegals -- uncover research to discredit or legitimate patent litigation claims.
AOP Community researchers earn financial rewards upwards of $60,000 annually.Research incentives and rewards average $3,500 to $10,000 plus per pay-out,unlike other crowdsourcing platforms that pay nominally. In comparison to the average American worker,according to the National Average Wage Index in 2010 annual income was $41,673.83.According to a USA Today article by Paul Davidson,2011 wages ranged from 49,434 to $41,413.Unlike traditional 9-to-5 jobs,AOP research community earns more plus benefit from incredible work-life balance and flexibility.
"We witness patent litigation in all kinds of industries and we welcome researchers from across all walks of life,"said Cheryl Milone, CEO of Article One Partners.
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