Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Deals

Solasia Acquires Exclusive License Rights From Camurus

March 30, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  LUND, Sweden & TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Camurus AB (“Camurus”) and Solasia Pharma K.K. (“Solasia”) jointly announced today that they have entered into a license and distribution agreement for episil® oral liquid, a unique and effective treatment for the pain of oral mucositis, a treatment-limiting side effect of some cancer therapies, as well as other oral lesions. As part of the agreement Solasia receives exclusive commercialization rights to episil® in Japan and China, where it has ongoing operations and is building a specialty pharmaceutical infrastructure in the... [Read the full story]

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Solasia Acquires Exclusive License Rights From Camurus

March 30, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  LUND, Sweden & TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Camurus AB (“Camurus”) and Solasia Pharma K.K. (“Solasia”) jointly announced today that they have entered into a license and distribution agreement for episil® oral liquid, a unique and effective treatment for the pain of oral mucositis, a treatment-limiting side effect of some cancer therapies, as well as other oral lesions. As part of the agreement Solasia receives exclusive commercialization rights to episil® in Japan and China, where it has ongoing operations and is building a specialty pharmaceutical infrastructure in the... [Read the full story]

Legal

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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Columbia Laboratories Acquires Exclusive Worldwide License

March 30, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  BOSTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) (“Columbia” or “the Company”), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics for women’s health, has licensed exclusive worldwide rights to a novel intra-vaginal ring (“IVR”) technology for the delivery of one or more pharmaceuticals at different dosages and release rates in a single segmented ring. This technology was developed by renowned scientists Dr. Robert Langer from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT“)... [Read the full story]

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Avalanche Biotechnologies (AAVL) Enters Exclusive License Agreement with University of Washington

March 25, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  Avalanche Biotechnologies (Nasdaq: AAVL) today announced that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle to develop products based on Avalanche’s proprietary Ocular BioFactory™ Platform for the treatment of color vision deficiency (CVD), commonly known as red-green color blindness. Avalanche also announced today, outside of the scope of the license agreement, that Drs. Jay and Maureen Neitz, faculty in the UW’s Department of Ophthalmology and CVD experts, have joined its Scientific Advisory Board. They will be technical... [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

Solasia Acquires Exclusive License Rights From Camurus

  LUND, Sweden & TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Camurus AB (“Camurus”) and Solasia Pharma K.K. (“Solasia”) jointly announced today that they have entered into a license and distribution agreement for episil® oral liquid, a unique and effective treatment for the pain of oral mucositis, a treatment-limiting side effect of some cancer... Read more of this article


Merck Serono, Intrexon (XON) Announce Agreement

  Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical business of Merck, and Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), today announced an exclusive strategic collaboration and license agreement to develop and commercialize Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell (CAR-T) cancer therapies. This collaboration advances Merck Serono’s comprehensive, science-driven strategy... Read more of this article


Acacia Subsidiary Enters into Agreement with Elavon

  NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Mar 30, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Acacia Research Corporation ACTG, -2.54% announced today that its Credit Card Fraud Control Corporation subsidiary has entered into a settlement and patent license agreement with Elavon, Inc. The agreement resolves litigation that was pending in the United States District Court for the... Read more of this article


ExxonMobil and Sinopec announce joint technology agreement

  ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (EMRE) and Sinopec Engineering (Group) Co., Ltd (SEG) are participating in a Cooperative Development Agreement (CDA) for advancement of fluid bed methanol to gasoline technology. The CDA will leverage the two companies’ expertise and experience in methanol conversion to gasoline (MTG) and fluid bed... Read more of this article


Columbia Laboratories Acquires Exclusive Worldwide License

  BOSTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) (“Columbia” or “the Company”), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics for women’s health, has licensed exclusive worldwide rights to a novel intra-vaginal ring (“IVR”) technology... Read more of this article


Technology Licensed to Leading Global Forest Products Company

  HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A leading global forest products company headquartered in Northern Europe has entered into an FEL-1 license agreement with CRI Catalyst Company (CRI), a global catalyst technology company. IH2 technology is a thermal catalytic process, which produces liquid transportation fuels from forest residues, and other... Read more of this article


Teva to Acquire Auspex

  Teva Pharmaceutical Industries will acquire Auspex Pharmaceuticals for about $3.5 billion, the companies said today, in a deal the buyer asserts will not only enhance its revenue and earnings, but strengthen its core central nervous system (CNS) drug portfolio. The deal has been approved by the boards of both companies, with key Auspex shareholders... Read more of this article


Internet Patents Corporation Announces Completion of Merger With Prism Technologies

  SACRAMENTO, CA–(Marketwired – Mar 30, 2015) - Internet Patents Corporation (NASDAQ: PTNT) (“IPC”), operator of a patent licensing business focused on its e-commerce technologies, today announced the completion of its merger with Prism Technologies, LLC (“Prism”), a company focused on intellectual property licensing... Read more of this article


Google Partners with Johnson & Johnson

  Google and Johnson & Johnson have announced that they will be collaborating together in the development of an advanced, robot-assisted surgery platform. The joint effort will involve “capabilities, intellectual property and expertise” from both companies, along with Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon, maker of medical devices.... Read more of this article


World Patent Marketing China Unveils Production of the Hot Tub Swivel Seat

  SHANGHAI, China, March 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via PRWEB – World Patent Marketing, the world’s fastest growing vertically integrated manufacturer of patented products, is pleased to announce that it has successfully negotiated a licensing deal for an Indiana inventor. The manufacturer is none other then World Patent Marketing... Read more of this article


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