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Deals

Tessera Technologies Signs Definitive Agreement with O-Film

April 23, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

  SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Tessera Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRA) (“Tessera” or the “Company”) announced that the Company and its wholly-owned subsidiary DigitalOptics Corporation (together with its subsidiaries, “DOC”) has entered into a definitive agreement (the “Agreement”) with Shenzhen O-Film Tech Co., LTD. (“Shenzhen O-Film,” together with affiliates, collectively, “O-Film”) whereby O-Film will pay DOC $50 million, consisting of a $20.5 million prepaid royalty and support fee for a non-exclusive... [Read the full story]

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Tessera Technologies Signs Definitive Agreement with O-Film

April 23, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

  SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Tessera Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRA) (“Tessera” or the “Company”) announced that the Company and its wholly-owned subsidiary DigitalOptics Corporation (together with its subsidiaries, “DOC”) has entered into a definitive agreement (the “Agreement”) with Shenzhen O-Film Tech Co., LTD. (“Shenzhen O-Film,” together with affiliates, collectively, “O-Film”) whereby O-Film will pay DOC $50 million, consisting of a $20.5 million prepaid royalty and support fee for a non-exclusive... [Read the full story]

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Acacia Subsidiary Enters into Settlement and Patent License Agreement with PNC Bank, N.A.

March 31, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

  Newport Beach, Calif. – (BUSINESS WIRE) March 31, 2014 – Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTG) announced today that its Unified Messaging Solutions LLC subsidiary has entered into a settlement agreement with PNC Bank, N.A. The agreement resolves litigation that was pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Founded in 1993, Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTG) is the industry leader in patent licensing. An intermediary in the patent marketplace, Acacia partners with inventors and patent owners to unlock the financial value in their... [Read the full story]

Bio

Abiomed Acquires Exclusive License for Opsens’ Optical Sensor Technology

April 23, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

  DANVERS, Mass., April 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Abiomed, Inc. (Nasdaq:ABMD), a leading provider of break-through heart support technologies, today announced its acquisition of an exclusive license from collaboration partner Opsens (TSX-V:OPS), a leading developer of fiber optic sensors. Through this exclusive licensing agreement, which covers the use of certain optical sensor technology in the field of cardio-circulatory assist devices, Opsens’ miniature optical pressure sensors will be integrated into the Impella® heart pump catheters to help further automate the control... [Read the full story]

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AveXis-BioLife Licenses Patent Portfolio from Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University

October 22, 2013 · 10 Comments 

\Dallas, TX, October 21, 2013 —- BioLife, a synthetic biology platform company soon to be renamed AveXis, has been granted exclusive rights to the spinal muscular atrophy gene therapy program developed at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. The license enables the company’s focus on the treatment of children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a motor neuron disease which is the leading genetic killer of children under the age of two. SMA is the second most common pediatric autosomal recessive disorder with an incidence... [Read the full story]

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Boulder’s Innovation Center of the Rockies signs commercialization agreement with University of Wyoming

October 11, 2013 · Leave a Comment 

  The Innovation Center of the Rockies, a Boulder-based organization created to help research institutions commercialize technology, has entered into an agreement with the University of Wyoming, officials announced Tuesday. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The University of Wyoming is the first commercialization partner outside the state of Colorado for the nonprofit Innovation Center of the Rockies, which has inked similar deals with the University of Colorado, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University and the University of Denver. “I think that we’ve... [Read the full story]

Deals

Tessera Technologies Signs Definitive Agreement with O-Film

  SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Tessera Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRA) (“Tessera” or the “Company”) announced that the Company and its wholly-owned subsidiary DigitalOptics Corporation (together with its subsidiaries, “DOC”) has entered into a definitive agreement (the “Agreement”)... Read more of this article


Epistar Extends LED Collaboration and IP Licensing Agreement With Intermolecular

  SAN JOSE, Calif.– April 23, 2014 – Intermolecular, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMI)—accelerating research and development for semiconductor and clean energy industries—today announced that Epistar Corp. and Intermolecular have signed a multi-year extension of their existing collaborative development program (CDP) and royalty-bearing IP licensing agreement... Read more of this article


WiLAN Subsidiary Acquires Networking Technology

  OTTAWA, CANADA–(Marketwired - April 22, 2014) - Wi-LAN Inc. (“WiLAN” or the “Company”) (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) today announced that a subsidiary has entered into a licensing partnership with the inventor of patented technology that relates to networking capabilities of non-standard devices. “With this partnership... Read more of this article


Rovi Signs IP License Agreement with NTT DOCOMO

  Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ:ROVI), a global leader in entertainment discovery, today announced that it has entered into a new license agreement with NTT DOCOMO, INC., the largest mobile service provider in Japan, for the use of Rovi’s video discovery and interactive program guide (IPG) patents and technologies. This new agreement expands upon... Read more of this article


Abiomed Acquires Exclusive License for Opsens’ Optical Sensor Technology

  DANVERS, Mass., April 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Abiomed, Inc. (Nasdaq:ABMD), a leading provider of break-through heart support technologies, today announced its acquisition of an exclusive license from collaboration partner Opsens (TSX-V:OPS), a leading developer of fiber optic sensors. Through this exclusive licensing agreement, which... Read more of this article


Kuboo Obtains Exclusive License For AquilaVisions School Safety App

  SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Kuboo Inc., DBA Safe Communications Inc., (otcpink:SGTB) announced today that they obtained an exclusive license from AquilaVision utilizing their management communication system called OTTER to enhance school notification and monitoring of serious incidents. The OTTER system would go hand... Read more of this article


Acacia Research Corp Enteres Into Patent License Agreement And CAMAC Energy Inc Ratifies Agreement

  Acacia Research Corp (NASDAQ:ACTG) has announced that the company’s Saint Lawrence Communications LLC subsidiary has  now entered into the settlement as well as a patent license agreement with the Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. This agreement resolves the litigation that had been pending in the U.S District Court for- Eastern District of Texas.... Read more of this article


Biogen Idec Signs License Agreement With Amunix

  Mountain View, CA – April 21, 2014 – Amunix Operating Inc. announced today that Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) has exercised its option to enter into an exclusive, worldwide license agreement to research and develop novel, fully-recombinant Factor VIII products with improved therapeutic properties.  Under the terms of the option agreement, Amunix... Read more of this article


Austen BioInnovation Institute, Nottingham Spirk Announce Commercialization Partnership

  CLEVELAND (April 21, 2014) – Leaders of the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) and Nottingham Spirk, a national innovation firm based in Cleveland, Ohio, announced today a strategic partnership to accelerate innovation and commercialization of biomedical devices and products.  The partnership joins two of Northeast Ohio’s most... Read more of this article


Microsoft and Motorola Solutions sign licensing agreement

  REDMOND, Wash. — April 21, 2014 — Microsoft Corp. announced on Monday a patent licensing agreement with Motorola Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of communication solutions and services for enterprise and government customers. The license provides worldwide coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio for Motorola Solutions’ devices... Read more of this article


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