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Deals

WAMGROUP acquires Enviro-Care

March 31, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  ROCKFORD, Ill. — Enviro-Care Company has been acquired by the WAMGROUP®, with headquarters in Modena, Italy, according to a press release. First entering into the conveying market in 1969, WAMGROUP, a multinational company, quickly expanded into all “facets of bulk solids handling equipment,” stated the release WAMGROUP purchased SAVI S.r.l located in Mantua, Italy, in 2013, and SAVI had selected Enviro-Care as its sales and engineering partner to introduce its headworks equipment into the North American Market several years ago, reported the release. The collaboration established... [Read the full story]

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WAMGROUP acquires Enviro-Care

March 31, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  ROCKFORD, Ill. — Enviro-Care Company has been acquired by the WAMGROUP®, with headquarters in Modena, Italy, according to a press release. First entering into the conveying market in 1969, WAMGROUP, a multinational company, quickly expanded into all “facets of bulk solids handling equipment,” stated the release WAMGROUP purchased SAVI S.r.l located in Mantua, Italy, in 2013, and SAVI had selected Enviro-Care as its sales and engineering partner to introduce its headworks equipment into the North American Market several years ago, reported the release. The collaboration established... [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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WAMGROUP acquires Enviro-Care

March 31, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  ROCKFORD, Ill. — Enviro-Care Company has been acquired by the WAMGROUP®, with headquarters in Modena, Italy, according to a press release. First entering into the conveying market in 1969, WAMGROUP, a multinational company, quickly expanded into all “facets of bulk solids handling equipment,” stated the release WAMGROUP purchased SAVI S.r.l located in Mantua, Italy, in 2013, and SAVI had selected Enviro-Care as its sales and engineering partner to introduce its headworks equipment into the North American Market several years ago, reported the release. The collaboration established... [Read the full story]

University Tech Transfer

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

March 25, 2015 · 1 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]

People

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

WAMGROUP acquires Enviro-Care

  ROCKFORD, Ill. — Enviro-Care Company has been acquired by the WAMGROUP®, with headquarters in Modena, Italy, according to a press release. First entering into the conveying market in 1969, WAMGROUP, a multinational company, quickly expanded into all “facets of bulk solids handling equipment,” stated the release WAMGROUP purchased SAVI... Read more of this article


RedHill Biopharma Acquires From Apogee Biotech

  TEL-AVIV, Israel, March 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RedHill Biopharma Ltd. (Nasdaq:RDHL) (TASE:RDHL) (“RedHill”), an Israeli biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on late clinical-stage, proprietary, orally-administered drugs for inflammatory and gastrointestinal diseases, including gastrointestinal cancers, and Apogee... Read more of this article


Acacia Subsidiaries Enter into Patent License Agreements with Sony Mobile Communications Inc.

  NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Mar 31, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Acacia Research Corporation ACTG, -0.03% announced today that its Saint Lawrence Communications LLC and Saint Lawrence Communications GmbH subsidiaries have entered into patent license agreements with Sony Mobile Communications Inc.  Read More →


Applied BioCode Licenses to PerkinElmer

  SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Applied BioCode announced today that it has expanded its existing License and Supply Agreement for its multiplex Barcoded Magnetic Bead (BMB) technology with PerkinElmer. The non-exclusive license from Applied BioCode provides PerkinElmer with access to Applied BioCode’s 4,096-plex BMB patents... Read more of this article


Calico Licenses Technology from Acclaimed UCSF Laboratory

  Calico, a company whose mission is to harness advanced technologies to increase understanding of the biology that controls human lifespan, and UC San Francisco have partnered on an innovative project to develop potential therapies for cognitive decline. Under the agreement, Calico will receive an exclusive license to technology discovered... Read more of this article


Intellectual Ventures Signs Shazam

  BELLEVUE, Wash., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Intellectual Ventures (IV) today announced a long-term licensing agreement with Shazam, creator of one of the world’s most popular mobile apps. The agreement provides Shazam with a license to IV’s patent portfolio of more than 40,000 intellectual property (IP) assets and access... Read more of this article


Imec and sureCore collaborate

  sureCore Ltd., the low power SRAM IP company, and nanoelectronics R&D center, imec, today announced that they are collaborating on low-power SRAM IP. The collaboration includes the licensing of a set of imec SRAM design IP to sureCore to expand sureCore’s IP portfolio and a participation in sureCore. Moreover, sureCore will establish... Read more of this article


What were you thinking? Patent abandon rates rising

  Patent abandonment rates spiked in 2014.  More than 425,000 were abandoned over the past five years. Why were there so many patents abandoned last year and now, 2015 is on track to see 106,000 patents lapse?  We can only speculate while we do some client research to uncover their rationale, but I believe that all of the recent legislative changes,... Read more of this article


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


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Semafone and Eckoh agree to settlement

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