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Microsoft enters into licensing deal with Kyocera

July 3, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  Back in March, Microsoft sued Kyocera claiming that the latter had infringed on seven Android patents it owned. Today, both sides agreed to a cross-licensing deal that immediately puts a halt to all litigation related to the patents. The deal allows both tech firms to use each other’s technologies in a wide-range of products. The rest of the agreement between the companies is confidential. The patents that Microsoft accused Kyocera of infringing on are related to text messaging and location services. Ironically, Microsoft owns a wide range of patents related to the Android platform.... [Read the full story]

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Microsoft enters into licensing deal with Kyocera

July 3, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  Back in March, Microsoft sued Kyocera claiming that the latter had infringed on seven Android patents it owned. Today, both sides agreed to a cross-licensing deal that immediately puts a halt to all litigation related to the patents. The deal allows both tech firms to use each other’s technologies in a wide-range of products. The rest of the agreement between the companies is confidential. The patents that Microsoft accused Kyocera of infringing on are related to text messaging and location services. Ironically, Microsoft owns a wide range of patents related to the Android platform.... [Read the full story]

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Semafone and Eckoh agree to settlement

March 19, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  Guildford, Surrey, 19th March 2015 – Eckoh plc and Semafone® have agreed to a confidential settlement of their dispute over alleged infringement and invalidity of Semafone’s UK Patent (No. GB 2,473,376), to the mutual benefit of both parties.  Under the settlement, Semafone has granted a worldwide licence to their granted patents, trademarks and patent applications covering certain dual tone multi-frequency (“DTMF”) masking methods of taking secure payments over the phone, for the benefit of Eckoh, its customers and suppliers. In consideration of the licence, Eckoh... [Read the full story]

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Endeavor MeshTech, Inc., Enters Into License Agreement With Synapse Wireless, Inc.

June 30, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  Endeavor IP, Inc. (OTC PINK: ENIP) (“Endeavor”), an intellectual property services and patent licensing company, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Endeavor MeshTech, Inc. (“MeshTech”) has entered into a patent license and settlement agreement with Synapse Wireless, Inc. (“Synapse”). “Endeavor continues to successfully monetize its intellectual property. The patent license and settlement agreement with Synapse further demonstrates the strength of our intellectual property. We are committed to continuing to monetize and license our intellectual... [Read the full story]

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Tekcapital PLC acquires licensing rights

June 29, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  Technology and intellectual property services company Tekcapital PLC today said it had acquired the licensing rights for two technologies designed to commercialise energy harvesting from human movement to power mobile technology. Tekcapital acquired the worldwide rights, for an undisclosed fee, to the piezoelectric electro-mechanical device developed by the University of Michigan. The device could be incorporated into footwear, apparel, sporting goods and recreational equipment for harvesting the energy generated by people through vibrations. The company had also acquired the rights to... [Read the full story]

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IP Industry: we start here

March 8, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

In 2007, we set out to change the world of intellectual property, and how innovation and ideas were exchanged among IP owners and those that desired IP. We knew there were significant headwinds with an entrenched, decades-old ecosystem of long held beliefs about the “way things ought to be done” and who were we to come along and try to change things. None of this did anything to deter us; it drove us even harder. Not to gloat or brag, but many of the world’s LARGEST IP Owners and Transactors are now our customers- more on that in later posts.  They see the same future. IP Attorneys said... [Read the full story]

Deals

Microsoft enters into licensing deal with Kyocera

  Back in March, Microsoft sued Kyocera claiming that the latter had infringed on seven Android patents it owned. Today, both sides agreed to a cross-licensing deal that immediately puts a halt to all litigation related to the patents. The deal allows both tech firms to use each other’s technologies in a wide-range of products. The rest of... Read more of this article


Acacia Research Unit and Castle Street Investments Enter Settlement, Licensing Agreement

  Acacia Research (NASDAQ: ACTG) announced that its Unified Messaging Solutions LLC subsidiary has entered into a settlement and patent license agreement with Castle Street Investments plc (fka Cupid plc). The agreement resolves litigation that was pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and the United States... Read more of this article


Biogen Obtains Worldwide Commercialization Rights

  Biogen (BIIB) and Applied Genetic Technologies Corp. (AGTC) announced a collaboration and license agreement to develop gene-based therapies for multiple ophthalmic diseases. The lead development programs in the collaboration include a clinical candidate for X-linked Retinoschisis (XLRS) and a pre-clinical candidate for the treatment of X-Linked... Read more of this article


Marathon Patent Group (MARA) Subsidiary and Maxxspine Enter License Agreement

  Marathon Patent Group (NASDAQ: MARA) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, MedTech Development Deutschland GmbH, has entered into a settlement and license agreement with Maxxspine Limited (“Licensee”). The consideration to be paid to MedTech Development Deutschland GmbH involves a lump sum royalty payment for products already... Read more of this article


SPOT GOLF, LLC Announces Exclusive Global License

  TYSONS CORNER, Va., June 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spot Golf, LLC, formed by a team of golf, gaming, entertainment, and hospitality innovators, announces its exclusive global master license and service agreement for FlightScope’s world leading and cutting edge tracking technology. The FlightScope technology will power the SPOT... Read more of this article


Acacia Subsidiary Enters into Patent License Agreement with ZTE Corporation

  NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jun 30, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Acacia Research Corporation ACTG, +1.62% announced today that its ADAPTIX, Inc. subsidiary has entered into a limited settlement and patent license agreement with ZTE Corporation relating to its infrastructure equipment. The agreement resolves litigation that was pending in the Intellectual... Read more of this article


Acacia Subsidiaries Enter into License Agreement with Kyocera Communications, Inc.

  NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jun 29, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Acacia Research Corporation ACTG, +1.62% announced today that its subsidiaries Innovative Display Technologies LLC and Delaware Display Group LLC have entered into a settlement and patent license agreement with Kyocera Communications, Inc.  Read More →


Endeavor MeshTech, Inc., Enters Into License Agreement With Synapse Wireless, Inc.

  Endeavor IP, Inc. (OTC PINK: ENIP) (“Endeavor”), an intellectual property services and patent licensing company, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Endeavor MeshTech, Inc. (“MeshTech”) has entered into a patent license and settlement agreement with Synapse Wireless, Inc. (“Synapse”). “Endeavor... Read more of this article


Nuclea launches strategic partnership with Aelan

  Cambridge, MA – Nuclea Biotechnologies Inc. announced today that it is partnering with Aelan Cell Technologies Inc. (San Francisco, California) for the development, validation and commercialization of novel biomarker tests and companion diagnostics using human STEM cells as models. Their collaboration has the potential to impact disease... Read more of this article


Juno-Celgene in Immunotherapy Deal

  Juno Therapeutics, Inc. JUNO and Celgene Corporation CELG announced an agreement covering the global development and commercialization of immunotherapies. The collaboration will see the companies leveraging T cell therapeutic strategies to develop treatments for patients with cancer and autoimmune diseases. The initial focus will be on chimeric... Read more of this article


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Semafone and Eckoh agree to settlement

  Guildford, Surrey, 19th March 2015 – Eckoh plc and Semafone® have agreed... 


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Tekcapital PLC acquires licensing rights

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