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Kuboo Obtains Exclusive License For AquilaVisions School Safety App

April 22, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

  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 in hand with Safe Communications’ www.AnonymousTip.com .  Anonymous Tips currently has over 1200 schools and districts signed up, but is a system controlled by a single person, usually a child, wanting to report an incident. The Tips site... [Read the full story]

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Kuboo Obtains Exclusive License For AquilaVisions School Safety App

April 22, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

  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 in hand with Safe Communications’ www.AnonymousTip.com .  Anonymous Tips currently has over 1200 schools and districts signed up, but is a system controlled by a single person, usually a child, wanting to report an incident. The Tips site... [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]

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Austin life sciences company acquires patents for MRSA treatments

April 7, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

  XBiotech USA Inc., an Austin life science company, has acquired the patent estate from Strox Biopharmaceuticals that relate to antibody therapies for methicillin resistant staph infections, or MRSA. The financial details of the deal were not revealed but include an upfront cash payment, royalty payments and the agreement by XBiotech to assume all costs and responsibilities for all patent prosecution and maintenance. The acquisition gives XBiotech more resources in its development of immune therapies to combat drug resistant bacterial infections. The company’s True Human antibody therapy... [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

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


Samsung licenses 3D chip manufacturing tech to GlobalFoundries to win more orders

  SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co said on Friday it would license its latest chip manufacturing technology to U.S. firm GlobalFoundries, a move that would help it expand production as it vies with bigger rival TSMC for orders from customers like Apple Inc. Samsung, the world’s biggest maker of memory chips, wants to grow its... Read more of this article


Unwired Planet Closes Lenovo Patent License and Purchase Transaction

  RENO, Nev.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Unwired Planet, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPIP) announced it has completed its patent license and purchase transaction with Lenovo, initially disclosed on March 20, 2014. The agreements called for $100 million upfront payment for both a pre-payment on the license and for the sale of 142 patents. Net proceeds to Unwired... Read more of this article


W Technologies, Inc. Enters Into Patent License Agreement With Smokefree Innotec, Inc.

  HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA, Apr 17, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — W Technologies, Inc. (pinksheets:WTCG) ( www.wtechnologies.biz ) announced today that it has entered into a Patent License Agreement with Smokefree Innotec, Inc., a developer and distributor of e-cigarettes. The Patent License Agreement grants to W Technologies a license for... Read more of this article


Anasys licenses ORNL nanoscale mass spectrometry imaging technology

  Anasys Instruments Corp. has licensed an Oak Ridge National Laboratory technology that allows for simultaneous chemical and physical characterization and could lead to advances in  materials and drug development. The technique, which combines the power of atomic force microscopy and mass spectrometry, fills a void and streamlines analytical... Read more of this article


WiLAN Acquires Irrigation Technology Patents and Revenue Stream

  OTTAWA, CANADA–(Marketwired - April 16, 2014) - Wi-LAN Inc. (“WiLAN” or the “Company”) (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) today announced that a subsidiary has entered into a partnership agreement with the inventors of patented technologies that relate to the operation of irrigation control systems. Under the terms of the... Read more of this article


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